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Cyber mission at Battle Creek air base activates on Saturday

January 5, 2018

Michigan's two U.S. senators will help activate a new mission Saturday at the Battle Creek Air National Guard Base. ...

Macomb County meets Montreal at ITS

November 8, 2017

It was only four years ago when I traveled to my first Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) World Congress, hosted in Tokyo, Japan. Back then, futurists talked about a world where cars would be driverless and the movement of people and freight would be transformed. ...


July 28, 2017

Sequris Group is proud to announce their relocation to Sterling Heights Sequris Group announces the relocation of its Royal Oak, Michigan headquarters to the Velocity Center in Sterling Heights. Sequris is proud to be a part of Macomb County and their commitment to innovation and Cyber Security. ...

Pinckney schools first in nation with cybersecurity program

December 12, 2016

Pinckney Community Schools is the first school district in the nation to create an institute aimed at addressing the rising need for people certified to address cyber crime. ...

Oakland University Offers Cybersecurity Degree

July 21, 2016

Oakland University is offering a new cybersecurity program to graduate students that could also prove to be an asset for the auto industry and other businesses. The new program is aimed at students who have received a bachelor’s degree in fields such as computer science, information technology or engineering and are interested in the cybersecurity ...

GM deal is a big move in autonomous vehicle quest

March 28, 2016

General Motors received quick regulatory approval of its acquisition of Cruise Automation, the three-year-old start-up that has developed a “highway autopilot” product that could accelerate GM’s quest for a fully autonomous car. A spokeswoman for the Federal Trade Commission said the agency granted expedited approval, saying the transaction would not violate antitrust laws. GM did ...

Secure Sterling Heights lab aims to boost cybersecurity

March 21, 2016

Sterling Heights — Businesses are getting access to a new, secure computer lab that’s part of an effort to hone software and train specialists in cyberdefense. The Velocity Hub in Sterling Heights is linked to the Michigan Cyber Range, offering a place for training and exercises to simulate data hacks and test the effectiveness of ...

Auto industry turns to ‘bug bounties’ to find security holes

March 16, 2016

“Bug bounty” reward programs, for hackers to responsibly identify and help correct automotive software weaknesses, may be on their way for the top automakers, much as they have been adopted already in other industries. General Motors has had an internal “Collaborative Disclosures” program running since January to interact with software researchers, or “white hat” hackers ...

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