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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 senior fellow specializing in terrorism analysis at the Haym Salomon Center. She is a Senior Risk Analyst for Gate 15, a private investigator and a security consultant. She is an NPR on-air contributor and has contributed to USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, New York Observer, 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.

National Strategy to Secure 5G Addresses Infrastructure Risk Posed by Adversarial Foreign Vendors

5G infrastructure “must be secure and reliable to maintain information security and address risks to critical infrastructure, public health and safety, and economic and national security.”

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How the $2 Trillion CARES Act Divides Up as States Call for COVID-19 Help

Bill includes nearly $340 million in support for state and local governments, and more than $153 billion for public health.

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Coast Guard Extends Validity of Periodic Medical Assessments to Free Up Health System for COVID-19

The Coast Guard also encouraged all members this week to give blood in order to help in this time of crisis, either through the Armed Services Blood Program  or a local blood donation organization.

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Coronavirus Delays October REAL ID Deadline By One Year

The announcement comes as the National Governors Association has been lobbying for an extension, arguing in a March 17 letter to Wolf that many departments of motor vehicles had shut their doors to enforce social distancing.

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Access Limited to DHS Campus for Next Month or More; Contractors Told to Expect Fever Checks

Buildings, facilities, or work space closures may also occur without notice if they’ve experienced exposure related to COVID-19 or for other reasons.

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ISIS: Cities Distracted by Coronavirus Should be Hit with Attacks Like Paris, London, Brussels

Terror group says that not only is security strained but hospitals in affected countries are overburdened and “what they fear above all is that the mujahideen should greet them in the morning” like on the days of attacks past.

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OMB Coronavirus Guidance: Flexibility for Contractors, Emergency Procurement for Agencies

Maintaining the resilience of federal contracting base “requires continued communication by agencies with their contractors, both small and large, and effective leveraging of flexibilities and authorities to help minimize work disruption.”

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Rand Paul Becomes First Senator to Test Positive for Coronavirus

On Friday, he released his own coronavirus relief bill, subject to paygo rules. “The national emergency we face may be new, but the answers out of Washington have so far been the same: more spending, more debt.”

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