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Seeing, Saying and Securing

With mass transit in terrorists’ sights more than ever, can new technologies provide the traveling public with better protection? Keep Reading

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Frontlines: Avoiding another failureof imagination

The Sept. 11, 2001, attacks taught us that easily acquired common objects—knives, mace and box cutters—can be lethal.  And a fire like the one created by slightly more than 9,000 gallons of jet fuel—about same amount carried thousands of times each day in highway gasoline tankers—can cause hundreds of deaths. In 2009, the Department of… Keep Reading

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Terror-Alert Campaign Spreads to Trenton, NJ

Travelers on the New Jersey state railways, bus lines and mass transit systems should continue their vigilance against suspicious activity this holiday season, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano said at the Trenton train station yesterday.

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The Whole-Body Challenge

One phase of the debate over whole-body imaging ended on Christmas Day—but now new questions are being raised about deploying the technology. Keep Reading

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Funding & Resources: Talking about 2011 – already

The president’s 2011 budget was released on Feb. 1, and although experience has shown that we still have a long way to go before we know precisely what has and has not been funded for 2011, and for how much, the budget request provides us with a unique opportunity to cut through some of the… Keep Reading

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Supply Chain Security: Strengthening the Links

When scientist Edward Lorenz first advanced the idea that tiny disruptions in a complex system could have huge reverberations, he used the now famous “butterfly effect” model, explaining how a butterfly flapping its wings could affect the ultimate path of a tornado. Lorenz never considered the global trade supply chain in his work, but had… Keep Reading

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