Homeland Security


Heavy Security Surrounds "El Chapo" Trial

Heavy Security Surrounds "El Chapo" Trial

Guzman has been kept in solitary confinement in Manhattan and taken to court in Brooklyn in a heavily guarded motorcade. The security around him is so intense that U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan, presiding over the case, denied last week a motion by Guzman asking to hug his wife before the trial.

Largest Massachusetts Homeland Security Drill to Commence This Week

Largest Massachusetts Homeland Security Drill to Commence This Week

Sirens, helicopters, military vehicles, first responders and other disaster response measures are expected to be present this week in various locations across the state. The public should not be alarmed, as the emergency response presence is part of the training exercise.

Suspicious Packages Prompt Nationwide Security Response

Suspicious Packages Prompt Nationwide Security Response

The wave of suspicious packages appears to be the biggest threat of a mail-based terror plot since the Anthrax attacks in the weeks after Sept. 11, 2001, which killed five people.

Only Two-Thirds of Federal Domains Meet Email Security Deadline

Only Two-Thirds of Federal Domains Meet Email Security Deadline

In addition to the relatively low install rate, after a year of staggered deadlines to implement the tool, one-fifth of government agency web domains appear not to have even begun installing it, according to the Global Cyber Alliance.

FBI Arrests Man Who Plotted to Detonate Bomb on Election Day

FBI Arrests Man Who Plotted to Detonate Bomb on Election Day

"Had he been successful, Rosenfeld’s alleged plot could have claimed the lives of innocent bystanders and caused untold destruction," FBI Assistant Director in Charge William Sweeney said.

Packages Destined to Pentagon, White House Tested for Poison

Packages Destined to Pentagon, White House Tested for Poison

Neither package entered the Pentagon, and they were both turned over to the FBI for further analysis, according to authorities.

29 Complete Homeland Security Master

29 Complete Homeland Security Master's Degree Program

These graduates will join a national cadre of cohorts who are helping keep our nation safer.

DHS to Strengthened Northern Border Strategy

DHS to Strengthen Northern Border Strategy

The strategy establishes a clear vision and concrete actions that will improve DHS’s efforts to safeguard our northern border against terrorist and criminal threats



Homeland Security Launches Training For Countering Terrorists Exploitation of Social Media

Homeland Security Launches Training For Countering Terrorists Exploitation of Social Media

This online 90-minute training is designed to educate startup companies and social media companies about how terrorists may seek to exploit their platforms.

The New Reality

Technology marches ever forward, lockstep with ‘Moore’s Law.’ However, the influx of technological change affects different industries in different ways.

Fitness App Becomes Security Risk After Military Movement Discovered

Fitness App Becomes Security Risk After Military Movement Discovered

Strava fitness app included a heat map of movement in their newest application upgrade which could be used against military bases.

Agencies Work to Increase Security for CFB Championship

Agencies Work to Increase Security for CFB Championship

Atlanta Police say they are working with the United States Secret Service to create a comprehensive security plan for Monday's College Football Playoff National Championship due to President Donald Trump’s expected attendance.

White House Blames North Korea for WannaCry Attacks

White House Blames North Korea for WannaCry Attacks

The White House has publicly blamed North Korea for the WannaCry ransomware attack earlier this year that locked more than 300,000 computers in 150 countries.

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.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - October 2018

    October 2018

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