NEWS & ANALYSIS

Has DHS Abandoned Resilience?

A subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee wants to know.

White House Considers Unified Risk Management Model

A senior adviser says President Bush will likely order development of a "comprehensive risk management paradigm" for the nation.

TWIC Compliance Gets Extended While Foreign Workers Come Under Suspicion

DHS has extended the deadline for TWIC by seven months while foreign students have been denied ID cards and labeled security threats.

Beijing Tightens Subway Security

The Chinese government did not say if the security checks are in anticipation of this summer's Olympic Games.

DHS Needs to Do More to Spur Supply Chain Resiliency

DHS has a critical role in helping businesses and ports build resiliency into their operations, witnesses testified at a hearing.

Bill Would Give DHS Control of Foot-and-Mouth Research

House and Senate conferees have put language in the proposed farm bill that would give DHS authority to move research of foot-and-mouth disease into the continental United States.

U.S. Must be More Resilient to Disasters and Terrorism, Experts Explain

Private and public experts briefed Congress on the importance of critical infrastructure resilience and how the country should improve its ability to recover quickly from large-scale disruptions.

DHS Invests in Hi-Tech Antiterrorism Buoys

DHS hopes the hi-tech buoys will provide an inexpensive alternative to the current practice of aircraft and satellite surveillance.

Air Marshals' Names Found on No-Fly List

Air marshals assigned to protect flights have been denied access because their names appeared on the no-fly list, according to The Washington Times .

Report: U.S. Cigarette Smuggling Still Funds Terrorism

A new Congressional report charges that cigarette smuggling in the U.S., especially in New York State, funds terrorist organizations abroad to the detriment of national security.
 




Beyond Print

SM Online

See all the latest links and resources that supplement the current issue of Security Management magazine.