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A Department Under Fire

- The Department of Homeland Security has been criticized for poor management, but a new focus could get the agency back on track.

Federal Security Perspective: Interview with John Perren

- Security Management interviews Assistant Director John Perron of the FBI’s Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate.  

Details on Capture and Treatment of 9-11 Masterminds to Stay Secret

- All information about the arrests of the five men suspected of organizing the 9-11 attacks will remain secret indefinitely, a military judge has ruled.

Left of the Boom

- The goal of all those engaged in the fight against improvised explosives is to find ways to detect and prevent them, which they call getting “left of the boom.”

Countering IEDs

- Discover how the Department of Defense’s Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization is working to improve its counter-IED capabilities.

Left of the Boom

- The goal of all those engaged in the fight against improvised explosives is to find ways to detect and prevent them, which they call getting “left of the boom.”

Morning Security Brief: Petraeus Scandal, Skype Hack, and Response Time Disparities

- The media gives conflicting reports on whether Petraeus mistress Paula Broadwell had access to classified information. Skype patches security hole. Ambulance response times vary widely across Los Angeles, an investigation finds.

Morning Security Brief: Lawsuit Seeks Detention Data, Report Gives Biometric Advice, and Passengers Uncover Security Lapse

- A lawsuit seeks to force immigration officials to turn over detention data, a government report offers best practices for facial recognition, and barcodes on boarding passes could warn passengers about airport screening practices.

Morning Security Brief: Earl Brown Dies, Navy Officer Pleads Guilty to Spying, Thai Security, and More

- A security guard dies after being shot by police responding to his call. A Canadian officer pleads guilty to espionage charges. The government says security is improving in the most violent region of Thailand. And more.

Federal Perspective: Interview with Steve Lord

- An interview with Steve Lord, director of homeland security and justice issues at the Government Accountability Office.

Federal Perspective: Interview with Steve Lord

- An interview with Steve Lord, director of homeland security and justice issues at the Government Accountability Office.  

Better Breach Tracking Needed

- A new study on security breaches at U.S. airports reveals inconsistent reporting and a lack of clear guidelines.

Creating Public Support for SARs

- A survey indicates several hurdles to public reporting of suspicious activity, including a basic understanding of what to report.
 




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