01/19/2012 - The Department of Homeland Security's role in the nation's intelligence community must evolve beyond terrorism-related threats and concentrate on providing unclassified, creative, and responsive intelligence products to state and local first preventers, according to a new report.
12/06/2011 - Critics say the cost of National Guardsmen on the border isn't worth it. The 2012 Olympic games try to add security but stay close to budget. MIT researchers suggest a government agency oversee utilities cybersecurity. And more.
09/28/2011 - Terror watch list standards revealed. A Justice Department Document shows how long cellular companies store customer information. Al-shabaab says it recovered a downed U.S. drone. And more.
08/17/2011 - Detroit police have adopted a verified response policy for burglar alarms. Los Angeles authorities mull how to react to prank calls brought on by a celebrity tweeter. BART spokesman takes credit for cell phone blocking idea. And more.
08/01/2011 - The San Diego Police Department’s Criminal Intelligence Unit has set an example for other U.S. police departments by successfully becoming active participants in the national intelligence community, according to a report from a nonpartisan homeland security think tank at The George Washington University.
07/08/2011 - A piece of intelligence touted as a “smoking gun” turns out to be a forgery. Exiles use schemes to distribute bogus intelligence to further their own ends. This and more in The Secret History of MI6: 1909-1949 reviewer Mario Possamai, CPP says.
06/27/2011 - A piece of intelligence touted as a “smoking gun” turns out to be a forgery. Improper pressure is exerted on an intelligence analyst to reach the “right” conclusion. Exiles use sophisticated schemes to distribute bogus intelligence to further their own ends. This and more in The Secret History of MI6: 1909-1949 reviewer Mario Possamai, CPP says.
02/28/2011 - Director of National Intelligence James Clapper recently told a Washington think tank that the WikiLeaks episode raises a “big yellow flag” for fledgling post-9-11 government information-sharing efforts. Watch the rest of his remarks online.