NEWS & ANALYSIS

DHS Employees Arrested for Child Porn, Drug Smuggling, Fraudulent Documents and Other Crimes

DHS investigators arrested employees at a rate of about six a week in 2011, according to a new report from the Office of the Inspector General.

Morning Security Brief: Family Research Council Shooter Indicted, Expert Suggests Swine Ban, and More

Cell phone towers discovered as the cause for police communication disruption in Bay Area. Virginia man indicted for Family Research Council shooting. And H3N2v concerns lead one expert to call for a ban on pigs at fairs.

Device Could Allow Cell Phones to Detect Bioagents

In 2004, researcher Nosang Myung started building a miniature device that could detect airborne toxins. Eight years later, the newest prototype is about a month from completion.

Morning Security Brief: Trapwire Revealed, Muslim Spying Case, Terrorists in Syria, and More

A leaked document exposes Trapwire. Syrian rebels don't really like fighting alongside jihadists. Stop and frisk opinions. And more.

FBI: White Extremists Don’t Have the Organization to Launch Suicide Attacks

During the rise of right-wing extremism in the United States, the FBI examined the likelihood of suicide attacks by white extremists, according to a 2007 report.

Emergency Management Perspective Interview with Trina Sheets

Associate Editor Matthew Harwood interviews Trina Sheets, executive director of the National Emergency Management Association.

Morning Security Brief: Bomb in Building Undetected For Weeks, Domestic Terrorism in the U.S., Bin Laden Movie, and More

A bomb sat in a government building for three weeks before it was identified. Difficulties addressing the lone wolf threat. The bin Laden movie. And more.

Operation Medicine Delivery After-Action Report

For at least one household, their aggressive dog is what stood between them and the life-saving medication after a simulated anthrax attack.

Morning Security Brief: Sikhs Reluctant to Add Security, Evacuations Begin Ahead of Ernesto, Reuters Hack, and More

Sikhs reluctant to increase security at their houses of worship. Latin America preps for Ernesto. Old version of software led to Reuters hack. And more.

One-Stop Shop for Counterterrorists

A comprehensive database of terrorist incidents within the United States aims to provide data to law enforcement, researchers, and the intelligence community.
 




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