Homeland Security


Migrant Mothers and Children Pose National Security Threat

Migrant Mothers and Children Pose National Security Threat

Department of Justice is upholding 2003 ruling from former Attorney General John Ashcroft in response to 9/11.

U.S. Homeland Security Contractor Acknowledges Computer Breach

US Homeland Security Contractor Acknowledges Computer Breach

The company says it has all the markings of a state-sponsored attack.

Security at the Department of Defense is Weaker than You Would Think

Security at the Department of Defense is Weaker than You Would Think

Security clearance is given to thousands of people who owe the IRS money.

A How-To Guide on Building a Federal Information Security Team

A How-To Guide on Building a Federal Information Security Team

Here is a list to help develop an all-star team of employees that will protect your information.

Tighter Security Measures Sought for Airline Safety

Tighter Security Measures Sought for Airline Safety

Intelligence officials concerned about new al-Qaida effort to create a bomb that would go through airport security undetected.

Customs and Border Patrol Seize Machine Gun

Customs and Border Patrol Seize Machine Gun

Cargo inspection gives officers more than what they expected.

MLB Hopes to Hit a Homerun with Security

MLB Hopes to Hit a Homerun with Security

New security measures being installed at Progressive Field, home of the Cleveland Indians, to help fulfill security initiative with Department of Homeland Security.

Commonsense Immigration Reform for America

Commonsense Immigration Reform for America

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson highlights importance of permanently fixing America's broken immigration system.



Improved Surveillance

Improved Surveillance

Port Fourchon plays a strategic role in supplying the United States with nearly 18 percent of its oil supply, servicing over 90 percent of the Gulf of Mexico’s deep-water exploration and production.

Government Procurement Challenges

Government Procurement Challenges

More than likely, you have witnessed an RFP that includes dated product specifications and, in some cases, multiple product specifications that are more “wish-list” than reality.

High-Tech Solutions

High-Tech Solutions

Nearly everyone is familiar with the standard manned guard booth in which a person sits and allows drivers in and out of a facility; however, border stations, government buildings, military bases and other locales where there can be a “very unwanted guest” all use much highertech security booths.

On Target: Pinpointing the Perimeter Security Challenges of Today’s Military Bases

On Target: Pinpointing the Perimeter Security Challenges of Today’s Military Bases

One might think that a military base is among the most secure places in the country. Unfortunately, though, the sprawling nature of military bases makes them difficult to secure effectively, which leaves these sites vulnerable to a wide range of threats.

Profile of a Modern Terrorist

Profile of a Modern Terrorist

Learn what terrorists believe, their goals, timeline and tactics, and last but certainly not least, how to protect ourselves against terrorism.

Top 10 Articles of 2013 on Security Today

Most-read articles of 2103 are about airport security, iPhones, social media, guns, TSA, Android and Homeland Security.

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FBI Special Agent Discusses Counterterrorism at GovSec West 2013

Kevin Kolbye, as assistant special agent in charge of the FBI’s Dallas office, spoke about the FBI’s counterterrorism efforts.

Stopping Truck Bombers

Stopping Truck Bombers

The following provides examples in which highly-secure, crashrated, vehicle barricade systems and bollards have saved lives as well as buildings and property from the destruction of attacks.

Putting PIV Cards to Practical Use

Putting PIV Cards to Practical Use

The government recognizes the need to increase security for cyber and physical assets so counter measures to reduce, mitigate and eliminate external and internal terrorist threats have been, and remain, paramount.

Access control solutions are a culmination of years of fine tuning and installation experience

Monitoring Detainees

As a part of the GSA-led effort to bring federal buildings in compliance with the Homeland Security Presidential Directive, (HSPD-12) Vector Electric Inc. (VEI) was asked to explore the possibility of adding additional features to the standard FIPS-201 access control systems being upgraded at a number of Customs and Border Protection, Port of Entry (LPOE) facilities.

McAfee CTO to Lead US Cybersecurity Efforts

McAfee CTO, Phyllis Schneck to Lead US Cybersecurity Efforts

Phyllis Schneck, PhD, chief technology officer and VP at McAfee named new head of cybersecurity.

Trapping Terahertz Rays for Better Security Scanners

Trapping Terahertz Rays for Better Security Scanners

Terahertz waves, which are electromagnetic waves with frequencies between those used for mobile phone communications and for optical fiber communications, are used for some airport body scanners and other security scanners to see through packages and clothes.

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