NEWS & ANALYSIS

Israel to Vote on Detention Law Extension for Security Suspects

Israel moves to extend detention of security suspects with minimal oversight.

Fingerprint Collection Increases at Dulles

DHS has begun collecting 10 fingerprints per international visitor to increase security and accuracy. The policy will extend to all ports of entry by the end of 2008.

Cyberattack on Nuclear Laboratory May Have China Link

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, according to a government memo, suffered phishing attacks possibly from China.

Virtual Border Fencing A Go Despite Problems

Virtual fencing, to be deployed by the Department of Homeland Security, may not work as contractor promised.

Britain Looks to Increase Precharge Detention to 42 Days

Prime Minister Gordon Brown and his Home Secretary are seeking a maximum of 42 days to hold terrorism suspects without charge in exceptional circumstances.

Massive Waste at DHS, Says Report

A new report from a private watchdog group "details billions of dollars in waste and mismanagement of taxpayer dollars" at DHS.

Terrorism and Cyberattacks Threaten British Firms

A new report warns British businesses to prepare for homegrown terrorism threats and Chinese cyberattacks.

Businesses in Scotland Benefit from Counter Terrorism Training

Project Griffin to be rolled out across Scotland.

White House Wants to Cut Homeland Security Programs

A leaked budget memo, obtained by the Associated Press, calls for deep cuts to local homeland security programs.

National Institutes of Health Report Fails to Analyze Lab Risks

A National Institutes of Health draft report on risks associated with a proposed biocontainment laboratory is not credible, according to the National Academies.
 




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