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Resources from DHS, S&T on Violent Extremism, Terrorism Prevention, and Evaluations of Counterterrorism Programs

Countering Violent Extremism — Developing a Research Roadmap: Literature Review As the threat of violent extremism in the United States continues to grow and change, the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T), which serves as the primary source of scientific expertise for the Department, has strengthened its resolve to develop an agile,… Keep Reading

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A New Way To Protect Central Banks From Cyberattacks

A nonprofit set up by the financial services industry is launching a new information sharing group to help central banks, regulators and supervisory entities exchange information about global security and help deter cyberattacks. The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center announced June 11 that CERES, which draws it name from central banks, regulators and… Keep Reading

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OPM Wants to Know the Most Critical Cyber Workforce Needs

The April guidance said that agencies would need to submit a full report to OPM by April 30, 2019, but the office is now requiring that agencies submit a preliminary report by Aug. 31, 2018, on the work roles of critical need and their root causes. Keep Reading

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Coast Guard Veteran Dedicates 43 Years to Keeping Mariners Safe

Trainor decided to join the United States Coast Guard because he wanted to drive boats and save lives. Little did he know at the time he was about to become a life-long “Black Hull” sailor who would help maintain the U.S. Aids to Navigation (ATON) system. Keep Reading

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Chinese Attacks On Contractors ‘A Phenomenon’ On The Rise

Like water rushing to a path of least resistance, the Chinese government has identified a number of defense contractors as a weak link in the American intelligence network, offering Beijing a gusher of secrets worth billions of dollars and a leg up in a growing military rivalry. Amid a double-barrel recognition of the rise of… Keep Reading

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Inspector General: Two U.S. Dams at Risk of ‘Insider Threats’

Two dams critical to U.S. national security are at high risk for “insider threats” that could impair operations because of poor computer security practices such as too many employees having access to administrator accounts and failures to routinely change passwords, according to a new inspector general report. An evaluation released Monday by the U.S. Department… Keep Reading

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US Expresses Concern With Draft Of Newly Passed Vietnam Cybersecurity Law

Vietnamese legislators on Tuesday passed a contentious cybersecurity law, which critics say will hurt the economy and further restrict freedom of expression. Critics include the U.S. Embassy, which said last week it found the draft of the law containing “serious obstacles to Vietnam’s cybersecurity and digital innovation future, and may not be consistent with Vietnam’s… Keep Reading

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Legislators Want To Mandate WH Cyber Post Again

Congressmen looked to once again force the Trump administration to fill its vacant cybersecurity adviser post, this time with an amendment to the FY19 National Defense Authorization Act, currently under consideration in the Senate. The White House cyber coordinator post, created in 2009 by then President Barack Obama, was left vacant after its most recent… Keep Reading

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