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Site Map - Homeland Security

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.

Counterterrorism Perspective: Interview with Daryl Johnson

- Daryl Johnson, former terrorism analyst at the Department of Homeland Security, is interviewed.

First-Responder Training to Change

- A new, comprehensive training program for first responders at all levels will replace a system focused on federal agencies, but concerns over testing remain.

The Evolution of School Security

- To ignore past history will only encourage school administrators to repeat the same mistakes all over again. ONLINE EXCLUSIVE
 




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