Tag: Israel

Federal, Policy

Breaking down the House endgames for the Senate’s foreign aid plan

February 12, 2024


The Senate is set to approve its $95 billion national security funding package as soon as Tuesday, delivering long-stalled aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan. Then the House will take its turn — and there will be a multi-directional battle […]

Defense, Industry

Republicans attempt to get hardline border security bill into foreign aid package

February 9, 2024

Via: Fox News

Some Senate Republicans are pushing to get stricter border security measures added to the foreign aid bill after tanking the bipartisan immigration deal. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, on Thursday filed an amendment to add hardline border security measures to the […]


Iran-Linked ‘OilRig’ Cyberattackers Target Israel’s Critical Infrastructure, Over & Over

December 14, 2023

Via: Dark Reading

Prolific Iranian advanced persistent threat group (APT) OilRig has repeatedly targeted several Israeli organizations throughout 2022 in cyberattacks that were notable for leveraging a series of custom downloaders that use legitimate Microsoft cloud services to conduct attacker communications and exfiltrate […]

Federal, Policy

Cruz says Biden’s $105 billion funding request ‘designed’ to worsen border crisis

October 24, 2023

Via: Fox News

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is among the voices of GOP lawmakers who want the Biden administration’s emergency supplemental package split up into individual policies. The White House sent Congress a request Friday morning lumping aid to Israel, Gaza, Ukraine and […]

Defense, Federal, Industry, Policy

Biden plans to use Oval Office address to make case for wartime aid to Israel and Ukraine

October 19, 2023

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden plans to make a direct appeal to the American people to continue funding Ukraine and Israel amid their war efforts in an Oval Office address Thursday, according to two administration officials. The primetime address will take place […]

Federal, Policy

The US sanctions 10 Hamas members and its financial network over the surprise Israel attack

October 18, 2023

Via: Washington's Top News

The United States on Wednesday sanctioned a group of 10 Hamas members and the Palestinian militant organization’s financial network across Gaza, Sudan, Turkey, Algeria and Qatar in response to the surprise attack on Israel that left more than 1,000 people […]

Federal, Policy

Schumer says Senate will ‘move quickly’ on supplemental package to Israel

October 16, 2023

Via: Fox News

Senate leaders returned to the floor Monday afternoon for the first time since their Columbus Day recess, which was particularly busy with codels to China and Israel, and behind-the-scenes conversations with the White House about an emergency funding package to […]


Israel-Hamas conflict extends to cyberspace

October 11, 2023

Via: CSO Online

Amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, a new battleground has opened up in cyberspace, with hackers from both sides trying to attack each other’s infrastructure, while also dragging supporters of each other into the conflict. “Analysts have noted […]

Education, Industry

Texas school shooting: Could Israeli school security methods serve as model for US schools?

May 27, 2022

Via: Fox News

Shooting attacks on schools in Israel are rare and the Jewish state’s preventive security measures could be a helpful starting point for improved school security in the U.S. This comes at a time of public debate on how best to […]

Defense, Industry

With eye on Iran, Israeli navy steps up Red Sea presence

September 16, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

Israel’s navy has stepped up its activities in the Red Sea “exponentially” in the face of growing Iranian threats to Israeli shipping, the country’s just-retired navy commander said in an interview. Vice Adm. Eli Sharvit stopped short of confirming a […]

Defense, Industry

Egyptian intel chief visits Israel to discuss Gaza truce

August 18, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

Egypt’s intelligence chief on Wednesday paid a rare visit to Israel to discuss the cease-fire deal between Israel and the Hamas militant group that followed an 11-day war in May, Israel announced. Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s office said Egyptian official […]

Defense, Industry

Biden raises cease-fire, civilian toll in call to Netanyahu

May 17, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

President Joe Biden expressed support for a cease-fire between Israel and Gaza’s militant Hamas rulers in a call to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, but stopped short of demanding an immediate stop to the eight days of Israeli […]

Hardware & Software, Tech

Intelligo is using AI to make background checks relevant again

March 6, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

To realize that the background check industry needs an overhaul look no further than the backlog of 700,000 background checks faced by the federal agency that handles all background checks for sensitive government positions. This backlog has essentially rendered background […]