NEWS & ANALYSIS

Staffing Shortages at FBI Hamper Financial Crime Investigations

Since 9-11, the FBI has reassigned one-third of its agents to counterterrorism and intelligence duties, depleting its criminal investigations units.

Cybersecurity No Longer a "Stepchild," says DHS Chief

Teens and twenty-somethings, who long neglected network security, are now aspiring to "master protection of electronic systems," said Secretary Michael Chertoff.

Houston First Responders to Go Interoperable

Houston should soon award a $107 million contract with Motorola to provide the city's first responders with an interoperable radio system for emergency response.

US May Have Illegally Listened in on Citizens' Calls

The Senate is looking into allegations that the National Security Agency listened in on and shared information about calls made by Americans living abroad.

New Israeli Stink Bomb Provides Safe Way to Disperse Protesters

The Skunk, Israel's new crowd control device, provides a safe way to chase away protesters without causing bodily harm.

Controverisal Satellite Spying Program Set to Begin

The Department of Homeland Security is set to start a controversial satellite spying program, despite privacy concerns.

Congress Sets Conditions on DHS Spending Resolution

Congress has put several conditions on the Department of Homeland Security's appropriations.

2009 Homeland Security Appropriations Breakdown

A rundown of highlights from the $40 billion homeland security appropriations recently signed into law by President Bush.

Travel Industry Praises 2009 Homeland Security Appropriations

The U.S. travel industry applauded the president's funding of DHS programs that will help make tourism to the U.S. less burdensome.

Small Airports Nationwide Implement New Security Training

A new, free training curriculum helps general aviation airports correct their security vulnerabilities.
 




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