Site Map - Homeland Security

Think Tank Perspective: Interview with Philip Mudd

- An interview with Philip Mudd of the New America Foundation.  

Supply Chain Security

- A White House strategy for using layered security and other measures to protect the supply chain gets mixed reviews.

State Perspective: Pennsylvania

- An interview with Glenn Cannon, director of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency.  

Building a Tenuous Trust

- A new White House strategy to combat homegrown terrorism could backfire unless officials engage local communities.

Law Enforcement Perspective: International Association of Chiefs of Police Interview with Bart R. Johnson

- An interview with Bart Johnson, the executive director of the International Association of Chiefs of Police.  

PBS Pushes Next-Gen Emergency Alerts

- A new program will allow broadcasters to send emergency alerts directly to smartphones and other mobile devices.

Urban Area Perspective: Tuscaloosa

- Associate editor Matthew Harwood interviews David Hartin, director of the Tuscaloosa County Emergency Management Agency.  

Sun Cycle Threatens Electric Grid

- Some scientists fear that solar flares could cause mass power outages, but utilities want more concrete evidence before deploying costly solutions.

Think Tank Perspective: An Interview with Dr. Stephen Flynn

- Associate editor Matthew Harwood interviews professor Stephen Flynn, founding co-director of the new George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security at Northeastern University.

Tripping Up Terrorists

- Businesses participating in Operation Tripwire help alert the FBI to possible terrorist activity by reporting suspicious purchases by customers.

State Perspective: Washington

- Associate editor Matthew Harwood interviews Major General Timothy J. Lowenberg.  

Fusing to Fight Copper Thefts

- A private power company and a state fusion center team up to thwart copper thefts at electrical substations.

North By Northwest

- While some critics say U.S. Customs and Border Protection has not given the northern border due attention, the agency maintains that it has crafted a strategy for targeting limited assets that does the job without a massive number of boots on the ground.

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