Dr Jeffrey Stern has taken up the role of Superintendent of FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute. He was previously State Coordinator of Emergency Management at the Virginia Department of Emergency Management.
Curtis Brown has been promoted to the position of State Coordinator of Emergency Management at the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM).
Donald Loren has been appointed as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Plans and Posture, replacing the Acting Deputy Assistant Amanda Dory.
Frontex has issued a call to EU member states and Schengen-Associated Countries to apply for funding to support the implementation of the contact learning phase of the Basic Training Program.
In his new role, Peek will be responsible for supporting the Google Cloud Global Public Sector teams in driving opportunities with Google partners.
Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have determined how to pinpoint the location of a drone operator who may be operating maliciously or harmfully near airports or protected airspace by analyzing the flight path of the drone.
Inadequate funding prevented the Office of Policy from obtaining the subject matter experts it needed.
GAO found that selected agencies did not consistently follow all required procedures for oversight of small business subcontracting plans, both before and after contracts were awarded.
Critical event management specialist, Everbridge, Inc., has successfully renewed its Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Agency Authorization.
Administrator’s Intent 2.0 establishes new objectives and timelines, which were developed with input from partners.
In 2015, a Government Accountability Office report recommended that the Department of Transportation develop a comprehensive national aviation preparedness plan for communicable disease outbreaks. It has yet to do so.
Nearly all of the deaths and 26 injuries were the result of jihadist attacks. However, the number of jihadist attacks continued to see a decrease while right-wing attacks and, in particular, left-wing attacks saw an increase during 2019.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is urging governments to avoid quarantine measures when re-opening their economies.
The CARES Act provides the Department of Transport with over $36 billion to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19 across all modes of transportation.
Only two of the 12 components reviewed fully met requirements to analyze and document vehicle use and cost data to help them achieve the right type and size of fleet vehicles to meet their missions.
The Department of State has issued a warning about the threat posed by pirates to vessels and oil installations in the southern Gulf of Mexico.
British counterterrorism police have confirmed that the stabbing incident that happened in Reading, U.K. on 20 June has now been declared a terrorist incident.
The concern is that the kickback against facial recognition for law enforcement will spread to travel. Biometrics is such an inherent part of international travel infrastructure that omitting it would likely cause widespread security and logistics issues.
An Office of Inspector General (OIG) report has found room for improvement when protecting commercial facilities against terrorist attacks.
The Metropolitan Police made 113 arrests on June 13 following protests and demonstrations across central London, U.K.