Possibly the most striking element of homeland security funding in federal fiscal year 2007 has been the contrast between newly emerging trends and practices in distributing grant funds and the more traditional methods of grantmaking we have seen in homeland security since 2002. Keep Reading
A common chemical is taking on an ominous role in Iraq—and may soon appear elsewhere.Keep Reading
On the same morning that Maj. Gen. Terry Nesbitt sat down to talk with HSToday about homeland security initiatives in Georgia, a 15-year-old student walked into the front office of Jackson County Comprehensive High School with a bomb strapped to his chest. Keep Reading
The Public Safety Interoperable Communications (PSIC) program has been attracting a great deal of interest since the beginning of the year, and rightly so. It represents the most significant single-year financial commitment of the federal government to first responder interoperability and it is a one-time opportunity with no immediate plans for renewal in the coming years.Keep Reading
Withits huge resources and critical locations, private industry has become a key player in disaster response and recovery.
Determining the real responders at a disaster scene poses an immense challenge to homeland security authorities—and to the industry that supports them.Keep Reading