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DHS Questions NJ College on Uses of Federal Funds

Department of Homeland Security investigators have contacted New Jersey officials with questions about the fate of federal grant money awarded to Stevens Institute of Technology to help improve the nation's port security, ABC News has learned.

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The Port Protection Challenge

The old way of doing business at the nation’s ports is a thing of the past—now new technology and new ways of doing business promise new security.

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Updates to the 2008 grant programs

On Feb. 1, after the 2008 Grants Guide went to press, the Department of Homeland Security announced changes to several of the most relevant homeland security grant programs. This addendum documents these changes and provides the most current information available. Deadlines are subject to change, particularly for those programs that have not been formally announced… Keep Reading

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Thinking Inside the Box

Cargo containers are known to be a dangerous vulnerability in America's homeland security, but a variety of emerging technologies and products hold the promise of a new transparency—literally.

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The Hot Potato of HAZMAT

America's freight carriers on air, land and sea have tightened their security measures considerably — but as long as they carry hazardous materials, the challenges remain.

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Ports after the Storm

The Dubai World Ports deal focused a glaring spotlight on US port security. While vulnerabilities remain, many tools already in the regulations can protect the nation—as long as they get a little fine-tuning.

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Solving the Southern Cargo Question

The real issues of securing the trade that flows through the US-Mexican border aren’t being addressed—but there are some tough measures that can be taken. Two experts on Mexican-American trade provide their views of the actions necessary to both make security a reality and let trade flow.

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The power of partnerships

The US Coast Guard has long understood that a strong partnership among stakeholders is the key to success in meeting its responsibility to ensure the safety, security and integrity of the US maritime transportation system.

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