An internal review has found that DHS does not have sufficient policies and procedures to address employee misconduct. Specifically, policy does not include procedures for reporting allegations of misconduct, clear and specific supervisor roles and expectations, or clearly defined key discipline terms.
Two men received prison sentences on June 18 following an extreme right wing operation by Counter Terrorism Policing North East in the U.K. They were members of a group calling itself Sonnenkrieg Division, described as the “third generation” of banned terrorist group National Action.
The United Nations weather and climate agency, the World Meteorological Organization, has warned that the latest 5G mobile phone technology jeopardizes early warning services which protect people from natural disasters such as tropical cyclones.
A new crime threat assessment reveals that most criminal activity involving counterfeiting is carried out by increasingly professionalized organized crime networks, which can reap large profits while running relatively few risks.
The U.S. government plans to spend over $90 billion this fiscal year on information technology. Most of that will be used to operate and maintain existing systems, including legacy systems which can be more costly to maintain and vulnerable to hackers.
The competition is inviting proposals from suppliers seeking support for test and trial activities in order to accelerate the development and support the exploitation of their innovative airport security solutions.
The Office of the Inspector General at the Department of Homeland Security has conducted unannounced inspections of four detention facilities to evaluate their compliance with ICE detention standards, following concerns raised by human rights groups and complaints made to the OIG hotline.
In May, 140 migrants were found trying to cross the English channel. Then, on June 1, U.K. Border Force agents intercepted dozens of migrants off the coast of Kent as they attempted to cross the English Channel into Britain.
The exercise featured a complex scenario simulating search and rescue operations, activities to combat illegal fishing, fight pollution and other types of illegal activities at sea.
Members of Congress have been concerned that DOD’s weapons acquisition process is too bureaucratic and slow to deliver innovations to the field. Amid these concerns, Congress introduced numerous reforms to streamline acquisition oversight and field capabilities faster.