NEWS & ANALYSIS

Bioterrorists Still A Threat

The risk of a terrorist attack with biological weapons is greater than ever, but the U.S. is not prepared for the inevitable.

Critical Infrastructure Vulnerable to Hack Attack

One company's SCADA software could allow hackers to shutdown or take over certain critical infrastructure operations.

DHS to Upgrade HSIN Information Sharing Portal

DHS awards a five-year contract for upgrade of its primary situational awareness and information sharing portal for state and local partners, the Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN).

DHS To Improve Customer Service for International Travelers

Three new DHS initiatives aim to make entry into the United States easier for international travelers.

Piracy and Terrorism Up on the High Seas, Says Study

While both piracy and terrorism on the high seas have increased, the RAND Corporation finds there is no evidence that terrorists and pirates are collaborating.

Some Cops Fail to Report Terrorism Watch List Hits, FBI Says

The man in charge of the nation's terrorist "watch list" says state and local cops find dozens of matches on the street each day, but fail to report all of them to the FBI.

U.S. Will Require Online Registration for Foreign Visitors

Residents of nations who can travel to the United States without a visa will be asked to register online with the U.S. government at least three days prior to travel.

CCTV for Airplanes?

A European prototype tests the effectiveness of CCTV in detecting terrorist threats on planes.

Emergency Managers: Annual Hurricane Season Predictions are Bunk

Emergency managers take annual hurricane season predictions with a grain of salt; forecasters say they never claimed to have a crystal ball.

WMD Video not al Qaeda, Say Terrorism Experts

A video calling for WMD attacks against the West, said to be slated for release today, is not the work of al Qaeda but a crude fan video created by jihadi enthusiasts.
 




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