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Bridget Johnson
Bridget Johnson is the Managing Editor for Homeland Security Today. A veteran journalist whose news articles and analyses have run in dozens of news outlets across the globe, Bridget first came to Washington to be online editor and a foreign policy writer at The Hill. Previously she was an editorial board member at the Rocky Mountain News and syndicated nation/world news columnist at the Los Angeles Daily News. Bridget is a weekly columnist for the New York Observer and a senior fellow specializing in terrorism analysis at the Haym Salomon Center. She is a Senior Risk Analyst for Gate 15 and Washington Bureau Chief for PJ Media. She is an NPR on-air contributor and has contributed to USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, National Review Online, Politico, New York Daily News, The Jerusalem Post, The Hill, Washington Times, RealClearWorld and more, and has myriad television and radio credits including Al-Jazeera and SiriusXM.

Sessions Forced Out as Attorney General; Whitaker Named Interim Replacement

Democrats quickly demanded that Whitaker, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa, recuse himself from overseeing Robert Mueller’s Russia campaign influence probe.

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Cyber Bad Actors Must Know in ‘Wild West’ World That ‘We Will Retaliate,’ Says Former DOJ Leader

Carlin warns of dark-net shopping trend for nefarious tools — “a lot like Amazon for crooks, complete with five-star reviews.”

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DoD Working with CBP ‘to Ensure We Fully Understand Each Other’s Rules for Use of Force’ in Border Deployment

Trump says he’s looking to “go up to anywhere between 10,000 and 15,000 military personnel on top of Border Patrol, ICE and everybody else.”

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Winners Announced for Women in Biometrics Awards

Each year, the Women in Biometrics Awards recognize the efforts of top female leaders helping drive the biometric identity and security industry.

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Mail Bomb Suspect Captured; Wray Warns More IEDs May Be in Transit

“These are not hoax devices,” says FBI director, noting Cesar Sayoc’s fingerprint was lifted from one of the pipe bombs sent to Rep. Maxine Waters.

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With Migrant Caravan Trekking into Southern Mexico, U.S. Weighs Ways to Avert Asylum Surge

GOP senators want “safe third country” agreement, while incoming Mexican president wants U.S. investment.

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Al-Qaeda Cybersecurity Tutorial to Jihadists: Fix Your Lame Passwords

That means, Hayʼat Tahrir al-Sham’s magazine chided, not selecting “123456” or the word “password” to protect myriad online accounts.

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Dunford Discusses ‘Atomized’ Terror Threat with Global Defense Chiefs: ‘The Enemy Has Adapted’

There’s a “unique role the chiefs of defense have in influencing, developing and implementing comprehensive solutions.”

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Security Industry Association Forecasts Top 10 Security Megatrends for 2019

The forecast for next year also identifies other forces at play in the security industry that may have a noticeable impact on some or all businesses.

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Coast Guard Prepares for Emerging Challenges in Evolving Maritime Commerce Environment

Security issues include aging waterways, increased cyber threats, and operational risks from autonomous vehicles.

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