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The Government Technology & Services Coalition's Homeland Security Today (HSToday) is the premier news and information resource for the homeland security community, dedicated to elevating the discussions and insights that can support a safe and secure nation. A non-profit magazine and media platform, HSToday provides readers with the whole story, placing facts and comments in context to inform debate and drive realistic solutions to some of the nation’s most vexing security challenges.

U.S. Trains Ukraine To Identify and Respond to the Use of Weapons of Mass Destruction in Targeted Assassinations

These attacks have highlighted the need for countries to have effective national responses, particularly strong and established communication between technical experts, law enforcement, and national security stakeholders.

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NSA, ODNI and CISA Release 5G Analysis Paper

The analysis paper examined three major threat vectors in 5G: standards, the supply chain, and threats to systems architecture.

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NIST Releases Tips and Tactics for Dealing With Ransomware

Used in cyberattacks that can paralyze organizations, ransomware is malicious software that encrypts a computer system’s data and demands payment to restore access.

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Join DHS S&T’s Insights Outreach Webinar: Innovative Solutions | SVIP Startup Spotlights on June 1

S&T’s Office of Industry Partnerships (OIP) is here to help you navigate DHS resources and learn how to work with S&T to get your innovative solutions into the hands of DHS end users and to the commercial market.

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Protecting Food from the Farm to Our Plates

An attack on our food supply—whether from intentional tampering, or due to contagious animal disease—could be dangerous to human health and could cause long-lasting economic impacts.

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Brian C. Turner Named Executive Assistant Director of FBI’s Criminal, Cyber, Response, and Services Branch

He will oversee criminal and cyber investigations worldwide, as well as international operations, critical incident responses, and assistance to victims.

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Jill Sanborn Named Executive Assistant Director of FBI’s National Security Branch

Sanborn most recently served as the assistant director of the Counterterrorism Division at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. She began her FBI career as a special agent in 1998 and was assigned to the Phoenix Field Office.

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CISA Launches a Space Systems Critical Infrastructure Working Group

The mix of government and industry members will identify and develop strategies to minimize risks to space systems that support the nation’s critical infrastructure.

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FDA Releases Investigation Report Following 2020 Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Red Onions

The FDA’s investigation identified Thomson International Inc. of Bakersfield, California, as the likely source of contaminated red onions.

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Christina Neal to Lead USGS Volcano Science Center

As director, Neal will manage the growth of the National Volcano Early Warning System, facilitate stakeholder engagement and ensure that the observatories are prepared to respond to the next eruption within the United States, whenever and wherever it occurs.

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3 NOAA Scientists Nominated for Outstanding Public Service Award

Kenneth Graham, director, National Hurricane Center, “coordinated the national response to the most active hurricane season on record during the coronavirus pandemic, leading to a 100% evacuation rate in the hardest-hit area.”

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CISA and State and Local Officials Host Virtual Exercise to Strengthen San Antonio’s Resilience to Widespread Flooding

The exercise, nicknamed Texas Torrent, allowed participants to review ways information is shared between partners and with the public, refine incident response plans, and ensure essential services could be maintained.

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USGS Scientists Add Another Piece to Puzzle of How Hurricanes Can Gain Strength

Such forecasting is critical in preparing communities in the storm’s path to help minimize the loss of life and the long-term repercussions of damage to critical infrastructure such as airports, communications networks, roads and power grids.

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April 2021 and Year to Date Were Among Earth’s Top 10 Warmest

April was the world’s ninth-warmest April in 142 years of record keeping, despite unusually cool temperatures across much of North America, Europe, Australia, the eastern tropical Pacific and southern oceans.

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Supply Chain Firms Urged to Protect Seafarers’ Rights

A wide-ranging set of guidance has been issued to help enterprises using shipping services to protect the human rights of seafarers, as hundred of thousands are still stranded on ships due to COVID-19 imposed travel restrictions.

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Marine Transportation System (MTS) Cyber Spotlight

As evidenced by news of cyber incidents affecting critical infrastructure and the maritime environment, we are reminded that cyber threats to, and vulnerabilities of the MTS are constantly evolving.

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Coast Guard Awards 4 with Air Medals in Sitka, Alaska

The aircrew received the medals in recognition of the heroic actions and extraordinary measures taken to save the life of a lone fisherman adrift at sea.

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USCGC Hamilton Conducts Exercises with Ukraine

Hamilton conducted maritime law enforcement, search and rescue, and ship handling operations with the Ukrainian navy vessel Island-class patrol boat Starobilsk (P 241).

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Coast Guard Reminds Boaters of New Engine Cut-Off Switch Law

On April 1, 2021, the law went into effect requiring operators of recreational vessels with an installed ECOS to use an ECOS link, which is usually a lanyard clipped onto the operator’s person or lifejacket.

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