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Tue, 2015-11-03 01:18 PM
Reston, VA, October 27 - Bechtel, with its partners and the U.S. Department of Defense, today marked the completion of construction of a key plant that will destroy the last remaining stockpile of...
Fri, 2015-10-30 04:47 PM
San Francisco, CA, October 30 - The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® and the Bay Area Earthquake Country Alliance will present QuakeSmart® Earthquake Business Preparedness Summits...
Thu, 2015-10-29 02:48 PM
New York, NY, October 28 - Carnegie Corporation of New York is awarding grants of up to $500,000 each to six nuclear security programs that developed forward-thinking approaches to studying how...
Wed, 2015-10-28 12:15 PM
Washington, DC, October 21 - Leading DC based sexual assault and advocacy group, Men Can Stop Rape (MCSR), through support from Verizon HopeLine, and in collaboration with the Arizona Coalition to...
Wed, 2015-10-28 11:02 AM

Sen. Lieberman and Tom Ridge, Homeland Security Sec

Washington, DC, October 28 -  Today, the bipartisan Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense, co-chaired by Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT) and former Governor and Homeland Security Secretary Tom...
Wed, 2015-10-28 10:33 AM
Jackson, MS, October 21 - By now, most of the general public are familiar with the Avian Influenza virus, or Bird Flu as it is commonly referred.  This is due in large part to the national...
Tue, 2015-10-27 09:23 AM
Nogales, AZ, October 22 - A Mexican national, wanted in his native county for his role in the drug-related kidnapping and murder of three brothers, was turned over Wednesday to Mexican law...
Tue, 2015-10-27 09:20 AM

Bruce Blythe

AlliedBarton Security Services, www.alliedbarton.com, the  industry’s premier provider of highly trained security personnel, will host a free seminar on Workplace Violence: Layoffs, Terminations...
Mon, 2015-10-26 11:02 AM
Washington, DC, October 15 - The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (...
Thu, 2015-10-22 10:27 AM

Jeh Johnson, DHS

Washington, DC, October 8 - “Chairman Johnson, Senator Carper, and members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to be here. I welcome the opportunity to appear before you with Directors...
Thu, 2015-10-22 10:14 AM
Atlanta, GA, October 15 - Drug overdose is the leading cause of injury death in the United States – mostly due to abuse and misuse of prescription opioid pain relievers, benzodiazepines (sedatives/...
Wed, 2015-10-21 10:49 AM

Gen. Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command

Hill Air Force Base, UT, - Base officials and the Top of Utah community officially welcomed the F-35 Lightning II at a ceremony here Oct. 14, an event that formally marked the beginning of F-35...

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On June 12th, analog TV ceased to exist. The traditional analog rabbit ears and roof-top antenna now join the Betamax VCR and cassette recordings. What was the reason for this change? Enhanced public security.
In my work with hazardous material technicians, I am continually impressed with their dedication, training, and breadth of knowledge. It is an honor to assist them in one very discrete area -- hazmat suits and the certification standards they must meet. It all starts with National Fire Protection Association standards. For more than 100 years, the NFPA has been the leading authority on fire protection and safety, developing thousands of standards for equipment that emergency service workers rely on to keep them out of harm's way – including chemical protective hazmat suits. Hazmat suits must pass the organization's rigorous tests of physical and chemical resistance to achieve NFPA certification.
Last week we explored the first and most significant proposed change to Part 28 Section 23 of the Code of Federal Regulations, which contains guidelines for intelligence system operating policies. The proposed change would lengthen the retention period for which criminal and counter-terrorism intelligence can be kept. Now, let's look at the other two major revisions proposed to 28CFR23 by the Department of Justice. The second major change is the manner in which agencies can disseminate information cross-jurisdictionally.
As President Obama completes his first months in office, there are pressing issues involving the collection, assessment, sharing and optimal processing of criminal and counter-terrorism intelligence. Debate continues on Part 28 Section 23 of the Code of Federal Regulations, as law enforcement agencies wait for the U.S. Department of Justice to act upon proposed revisions to the code.
Thanks to Conficker and GhostNet, the potential impact of botnets has finally spilled into the mainstream media, with predictably overwrought results. Botnets are, of course, a very serious challenge. They are so successful at perpetrating online crime that some researchers, reporters and analysts have openly discussed whether the Internet itself is to blame. These pundits argue that the most logical response is to rebuild the Internet from the ground up, using a model that replaces today's emphasis on privacy with another that places security at the forefront.
 

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