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UAVs and Homeland Security: The Opportunities and Roadblocks

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have been at the center of intense controversy for years. The lethal use of General Atomics’ MQ-1 Predator and Reaper...

DHS X-Ray Scanning Rover Opens New Level of Remote Access to Bomb Techs

For bomb technicians who regularly risk their lives to investigate suspicious objects and render the devices safe, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science...

TSA Has Taken Steps Designed to Develop Processes for Sharing and Analyzing Information and to Improve Rail Security Incident Reporting

TSA Has Taken Steps Designed to Develop Processes for Sharing and Analyzing Information and to Improve Rail Security Incident Reporting - GAO audit report...

TSA Improves Processes for Sharing, Analyzing Information to Improve Rail Security Incident Reporting

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has made progress on establishing a systematic process for regularly conducting trend analysis of the rail security incident data...

New Liquid Scanner is Approved to Airport Security Industry’s Highest Standard

At this year’s DSEI exhibition, Link Microtek unveiled a new liquid explosive detection system (LEDS) that has been rigorously tested by an independent laboratory...

Expansion of Securing the Cities Program Announced by DHS

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Monday the expansion of the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office’s (DNDO) Securing the Cities program to Houston and...

Lone Wolf Terrorism Threatens Homeland Decade after 9/11 Attacks

Just days before the 14th anniversary of the tragic September 11, 2001 jihad attacks, the House Committee on Homeland Security re-examined important lessons learned...

AQAP’s New Call to Lone Wolves to ‘Assassinate’ Economic Personalities, Wealthy Entrepreneurs, Workplace Employees

Only days before the anniversary of the 9/11 attack, “Assassination Operations” is the focus of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula’s (AQAP) latest issue...

DHS Initiates New Measure to Unify its R&D Activities

As part of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Unity of Effort initiative, DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson “directed an important new measure to unify...

DHS Chief Discusses Nationwide Rail Security Efforts at DC’s Union Station

“Rail safety is a shared endeavor between federal, state and local authorities, as well as the rail industry itself,” Department of Homeland Security (DHS)...

ANALYSIS: Hostile UAVs … and the Defenses Against Them

The numbers of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, are multiplying rapidly. Some are used for reconnaissance, but others are increasingly used with malicious...

New Personality Profiling Technique to Identify Potential School Shooters Revealed in Israeli Study

A new personality profiling technique which automates the identification of potential school shooters by analyzing personality traits that appear in their writings has been...

Copenhagen Airport Deploys 30 Morpho Itemiser 4DX Trace Detectors for Enhanced Explosives Screening

Morpho (Safran), through its subsidiary Morpho Detection, announced a contract with Denmark’s Copenhagen Airport for 30 desktop  Itemiser 4DX explosives trace detectors (ETD). The first...

DHS Partners With Washington Nationals on ‘See Something, Say Something’ Campaign

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has begun a “If You See Something, Say Something” public awareness campaign with the Washington Nationals at the...

Foiled Paris Attack Sparks New Calls for US Rail Security

A pair of Democratic senators is calling for the Transportation Security Administration to secure the nation's railways after a thwarted attack by a heavily...

French Charge Train Gunman With Terrorism

A man who authorities say intended to commit mass murder on a train as it headed through Europe on Friday has been charged with...
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