NEWS & ANALYSIS
Jan 08, 2009 -The U.S. Secret Service has unveiled its transportation plan for the long inauguration weekend starting Saturady, January 17, through Wednesday, January 21, 2009.
Jan 07, 2009 -Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT), chairman of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs, discussed his committee's priorities for the new year yesterday after meeting with the Democratic governor of Arizona, Janet Napolitano, President-elect Barack Obama's pick to head the Department of Homeland Security.
Jan 06, 2009 -The business aviation community is angered by a new TSA proposal that would impose post-9-11 security rules on private aircraft weighing more than 12,500 pounds.
Jan 05, 2009 -The Washington, DC, area's law enforcement is bracing for an expanded inauguration day like no other, reports The Washington Post. Because of the historic nature of the event, security officials have to prepare for a long weekend rather than just President-elect Barack Obama's parade and swearing-in ceremony on January 20.
Dec 19, 2008 -Foreign hackers have accessed between half and all of the U.S. government and military computers they “have an interest in,” according to one analyst.
Dec 18, 2008 -The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) yesterday approved final rules enhancing and expanding security at the nation's nuclear power reactors.
Dec 17, 2008 -New maps created by two academics may help emergency management policymakers and local emergency responders reduce fatalities from natural disasters or at least plan accordingly.
Dec 11, 2008 -Federal and state officials tasked with protecting President-elect Barack Obama's Inauguration Day celebrations broadly outlined their security strategy today as the nation's capital prepares for an unprecedented mass gathering.
Dec 11, 2008 -The Indian government outlined a broad strengthening and reorganization of its security and intelligence agencies after more than 170 people were killed during a terrorist assault on the city in late November.
Dec 04, 2008 -A new directive requires the Pentagon to "step up" its abilities to fight unconventionally.