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Matt Mills

Matt Mills has been involved in various aspects of online media, both on the editorial side and on the technology side, for more than 16 years. He holds a Master's Degree in Journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, and is currently involved in multiple projects focused on innovation journalism.

EDM Monday Briefing: Papua New Guinea Quake, Winter Weather, Yahoo Breach

Emergency and disaster management briefing for December 19, 2016: A large earthquake brings tsunami warnings in the Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea; winter storms result in at least 13 deaths nationwide in the past week; President Obama declares a major disaster in Tennessee following devastating wildfires; the latest Yahoo data breach is the largest cyber attack of all time; Louisiana declares a public health emergency due to water contamination; and the Texas town of Corpus Christi lifts its citywide water system ban.

Yahoo Reveals Yet Another Massive Data Breach

Yahoo announced a massive data breach that could impact more than a billion user accounts.

A Look Ahead to 2017: Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity predictions for 2017: Ransomware, dronejackings, IoT insecurity, machine learning, and more.

NIST Focuses on Cybersecurity of Connected Devices

In a 257-page document, the measurement standards laboratory took an in-depth look at what should be done to bolster cybersecurity of connected devices.

IoT Security is Now a Matter of National Security

DHS released a set of strategic principles aimed at securing the IoT from future cyber attacks.

U.S. Army Announces Bug Bounty Cybersecurity Program

The Army will offer eligible hackers a chance to uncover weaknesses in its network.

U.S. Governors Confident in Election Day Cyber Security

The NGA expressed high confidence that various states will be able to fend off cyber attacks on Election Day.

Threat of Cyber Attack Looms Over Election Day

Homeland Security officials will analyze voter registration and election systems for various vulnerabilities.

EDM Friday Briefing: Kentucky Wildfires, Mutant Ebola, Paris Agreement, Alabama Drought

Emergency and disaster management briefing for November 4, 2016: Kentucky wildfires rage out of control; scientists make an important discovery about the 2013-2016 Ebola outbreak; the parent treaty for the Paris Climate Change Agreement goes into effect today; Alabama officials declare drought emergencies in 18 more counties; the suspect in two police killings in Iowa is arrested and charged; another earthquake shakes central Italy; and November is Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience (CISR) Month.

Cyber Experts Caution About 'Security Fatigue'

According to the NIST, "security fatigue" increases risk for users and costs businesses a lot of money.