Homeland Security


Man Detonates Pipe Bomb Near Times Square

Man Detonates Pipe Bomb Near Times Square

The explosion happened around 7:30 a.m. Monday at the Port Authority bus and subway station in Midtown.

Industry Focus

Crisis on the Sabbath Day

Should more parishioners carry guns in church? Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says yes, because as he sees it: “This is going to happen again.”

Boeing 757 Hacked by DHS in Test

Boeing 757 Hacked by DHS in Test

According to Robert Hickey, aviation program manager within the Cyber Security Division of the DHS Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate, the hack was conducted last year on a 757 parked at the airport in Atlantic City, N.J.

DHS Looks to Boost Border Security with Facial Recognition

DHS Looks to Boost Border Security with Facial Recognition

The Department of Homeland Security is soliciting facial recognition technology that can passively scan the faces of people crossing the U.S. border by car.

Homeland Security Warned about Lone Gunmen Weeks before Las Vegas Shooting

Homeland Security Warned about Lone Gunmen Weeks before Las Vegas Shooting

In an 11-page threat report, Homeland Security said "unaffiliated lone offenders" were among the top threats in the United States.

Grow Your Business

Grow Your Business

Doing business with the government—federal, state or even local—can be very difficult. The regulations, the paperwork, the unique needs and buying cycles are all tough requirements that have to be met. It can make for a complicated scene, but it’s also a vitally important business that can be financially rewarding despite the challenges.

Anti-ram Fencing

Vehicle ramming attacks are on the rise in the United States and abroad. Already in 2017, there have been no less than seven major attacks worldwide resulting in 24 people dead and another 153 injured.

A Better Defensive Line

A Better Defensive Line

In the United States, technology has become the essential force multiplier. With nearly 6,000 miles of border with the neighboring north and south, it would be impossible to hire enough border personnel to protect every mile.



Bridging the Gap

The mobile ID revolution is gathering pace, but not everyone has a smartphone today, and many citizens prefer to carry a physical card. How do government agencies manage this transition from physical to mobile, and ensure they can issue both cards and mobile ID at the same time?

Security Heightened As World Leaders Meet in New York

Security Heightened As World Leaders Meet in New York

"It is equivalent to the Super Bowl of security."

A Dirty Bomb

A Dirty Bomb

In big cities and even in smaller communities, the threat of radiation is real. The consequences of a “dirty bomb” explosion could be significant, for the crowd at the venue and for communities miles beyond.

DHS to Boost Cybersecurity of First Responders

DHS to Boost Cybersecurity of First Responders' Tech

The Department of Homeland Security is looking to boost cybersecurity of advanced first responder technology.

Security Cameras Shed Light On ‘Horrific’ Human-Smuggling Incident

Security Cameras Shed Light On 'Horrific' Human-Smuggling Incident

Surveillance cameras in a Walmart parking lot helped officials in their investigation into a human-smuggling case that left nine people dead.

Mexico to Strengthen Security on U.S.-Bound Flights

Mexico to Strengthen Security on U.S.-Bound Flights

Electronics bigger than a cell phone will be subject to added security on flights heading to the United States from Mexico.

Minneapolis Airport TSA Fails 95 Percent of Security Tests

Minneapolis Airport TSA Fails 95 Percent of Security Tests

A covert group was able to breach security 17 out of 18 times.

Shooter Open Fires on Congressional Baseball Practices, House Majority Whip among the Injured

Shooter Opens Fire on Congressional Baseball Practice, House Majority Whip among the Injured

A least two people were injured when someone open fired on a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia.

Hundreds Gather to Remember Pulse Nightclub Victims

Hundreds Gather to Remember Pulse Nightclub Victims

The incident that left 49 dead happened one year ago.

President Trump Picks New FBI Director

President Trump Picks New FBI Director

President Trump says he has chosen Christopher Wray to head the FBI.

Secure the Perimeters

Secure the Perimeters

The National Park Service has an extensive security protocol for its numerous locations nationwide, though they do stress an extensive layered approach.

Trump Fires Comey in the Midst of Russia Investigation

Trump Fires Comey in the Midst of Russia Investigation

Last night, President Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey.

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    December 2017

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