Dan Verton sat down at HSToday’s booth with industry leaders to discuss the products and services they promoted at this year’s show. Sponsored by GovSec, US Law & Ready!
Sometimes it seems that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) just can't win for losing. Between last year's botched hurricane response, the revelations of Michael Brown's lack of qualifications, perpetual turf wars and episodes of personal disgrace, comedian Jay Leno asked in a recent monologue to whoops and laughter from his audience, "Who will protect us from the Department of Homeland Security?" You know that you've hit a new low when you're the subject of a late-night monologue. Nonetheless, the movement to improve protection of the American homeland and its people continues. Why? Because homeland security is too essential and critical to the future well being of this country to be derailed, sidetracked or stopped by any single setback or group of setbacks.Keep Reading
Many grantwriters will tell you that anecdotal information never belongs in a grant proposal, and in many cases they're right: Proposals are persuasive documents but, more importantly, they are informative. Anecdotes can distract from substance and the qualitative requirements that demonstrate that your organization is prepared to undertake the project.Keep Reading