INFORMATION

Site Map - Homeland Security

Checking Airport Screening

- The TSA is trying to make airport security screening less intrusive, but is it working?

Who Really Needs A Security Clearance?

- Congress holds a hearing to discuss ways to improve the security clearance designation process for federal workers.

Officers at Federal Facilities Lack Training

- Contract guards are often not properly trained, according to a government report.

Explosives Detection Standards

- An agency has developed training aides for explosives-sniffing dogs.

Threat Trends and Possible Strategies

- How terrorists have behaved in recent years yields clues to what tactics they’re likely to use in the years ahead.

One Lab’s Mission: Resilience Research

- The Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security at Northeastern University is working with industry and government organizations to test cutting-edge technology, with the focus on resilience.

Preventing Radicalization

- A review of efforts to counter radicalization and reduce the home-grown terrorist threat.

Preparedness: Results and Concerns

- The Boston Marathon bombing shows the value of emergency response planning but federal funding cuts may affect future capabilities nationwide.

Progress Report on Canine Training

- Certifications for detection dogs vary widely, leading private industry and government to seek solutions.

What 2012 Terrorism Statistics Reveal

- A recent report gives details on terrorist attacks worldwide, discusses how terrorist threats have evolved, and notes how governments are responding.

Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure

- As stakeholders work to shape a new cybersecurity framework for critical infrastructure, they highlight some options and the challenges inherent in devising such standards.

What’s Wrong with Border Security?

- Efforts to secure the border need more than an influx of cash; they require clear definitions and reliable metrics.

Assessing U.S. Response to Cyberthreat

- U.S. government agencies must work together and partner with the private sector more closely to prevent cyberattacks by foreign agents.
 




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