Meeting the Requirements of the SAFE Port Act
An old idea has been reintroduced that has the potential of meeting the elusive requirements of the SAFE Port Act without killing the economy...
DHS Reverse Industry Day to Focus on Acquisition, Technology Crossroads
DHS Chief of Procurement Soraya Correa announced Jan. 8 that the department plans to host its fifth Reverse Industry Day on Jan. 31. Industry...
21st Century Information-Sharing and Communication Requirements Pose Significant Challenges
First responders in the 21st century increasingly face multifaceted active threat scenarios. The complexity of recent national and global attacks, as well as the...
Cyber Security and the Insider: Is the Threat What It Appears?
The House recently passed the Department of Homeland Security Insider Threat and Mitigation Act of 2017 (HR 666), a bill to tighten defenses against...
Airport & Aviation Security
EXCLUSIVE: TSA Official – Active Shooter Response: Increasing Your Options
For more than a decade, Immediate Action Rapid Deployment (IARD) has become the universal technique used by law enforcement to neutralize the active shooter....
Improving Homeland Security Command Center Situational Awareness
Picture yourself in a Homeland Security Operations Center in the midst of a mission to safeguard a public event. You are surrounded by displays,...
Forecasting Risk: How to Maximize Assessment Efforts Using Minimal Resources
Many organizations commit significant resources to forecast a market’s growth potential. Before investing in a company, it is likely we would review a summary...
Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection in 2016
The annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month in October presents the cybersecurity stakeholder community with a fresh opportunity to address basic gaps in cybersecurity protection...