US Customs and Border Protection says a subcontractor lost pictures of travelers' faces and license plates taken at a single border crossing point. CBP didn't say which subcontractor was involved, but the Washington Post reports that it was Perceptics.
Bloomberg quotes Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Akimov as deploring the way US suspicion of Huawei is "destroying this world." In contrast, Recorded Future explains why it's reasonable to consider Huawei a security risk. The company is large enough to become both a monopoly and a technological monoculture, it increasingly pervades global supply chains, and it exists in symbiosis with a repressive, authoritarian government.
Raytheon's combination with United Technologies, described at the time of its announcement as United Technologies' acquisition of Raytheon, is now being characterized as a "merger of equals." The combined company will be called Raytheon Technologies, a very large aerospace integrator that will play in both civilian and military markets. Some units not directly relevant to those markets, notably United Technologies' Carrier (HVAC) and Otis (elevators), will be spun out. The new company's investor prospectus lists "cyber protection" for commercial aerospace as one of the complementary capabilities Raytheon brings to the merger. Raytheon owns cybersecurity company Forcepoint; United Technologies owns security provider Lenel.
Salesforce's acquisition of Tableau in a $15.7 billion deal represents a CRM and data analytics merger will complex security implications: the company will handle a tremendous quantity of sensitive data. As ZDNet points out, the acquisition suggests that Salesforce has ambitions outside its core CRM market.