Jun 19, 2014 -Texas will increase its border security funding to deal with a surge of immigrants from Central America. The RAND Corporation has released a study examining the shortage of cybersecurity professionals in the United States. Senators have released a bill requesting funding for a Short Line Rail Safety Institute.
Aug 10, 2012 -Colleges and universities seeking to reduce casualties on campus during an active shooter incident should invest in networked technologies that would limit the gunman’s access to easy targets.
Jun 05, 2012 -The NRF says that the rise in retail crime numbers is a result of enforcement efforts and criminals becoming more desperate. Charlotte expands its electronic monitoring program. TSA fires five and suspends 38 for failing to screen passengers properly. And more.
May 23, 2012 -The extensive collection and sharing of biometric information among government agencies is detrimental to both immigrant communities and U.S. citizens because of possible errors and a breakdown of privacy, says a joint white paper released by the Immigration Policy Center and Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Apr 17, 2012 -A D.C.-based leadership institute released its biennial national security manual to provide policy-makers and national security practitioners with a tool to quickly understand hot topics in national security.
Jan 18, 2012 -The NYPD is developing a new technology that would allow police to see whether a person was carrying a weapon from a distance, but technology fitting the departments' desired specifications may still be years away.