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Morning Security Brief: New Report on Muslim Radicalization, FBI Reduces GPS Surveillance, DHS Funds Under Scrutiny, and More

- A study from the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security says the wave of Muslim radicalization predicted still has not materialized. The FBI scales back its use of GPS tracking. The Office of the Inspector General says DHS needs better financial oversight. And more.

Sun Cycle Threatens Electric Grid

- Some scientists fear that solar flares could cause mass power outages, but utilities want more concrete evidence before deploying costly solutions.

Morning Security Brief: Whistleblowers Sue the FDA, Couple Barred From U.S. Over Tweets, Email Providers Fight Spam, and More

- FDA staffers sue after they find out their personal emails are being monitored. Two British travelers are barred from entering the U.S. for tweeting that they planned to "destroy America." E-mail giants create working group to target spam. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Information Sharing, Utilities Vulnerabilities, Supply Chain Resilience, and More

- Information sharing still isn't happening like it should be. A security researcher locates more than 10,000 industrial control systems connected to the public Internet. DHS plans to unveil a strategy to protect the U.S. supply chain. And more.

Urban Area Perspective: Tuscaloosa

- Associate editor Matthew Harwood interviews David Hartin, director of the Tuscaloosa County Emergency Management Agency.  

Sun Cycle Threatens Electric Grid

- Some scientists fear that solar flares could cause mass power outages, but utilities want more concrete evidence before deploying costly solutions.

Think Tank Perspective: An Interview with Dr. Stephen Flynn

- Associate editor Matthew Harwood interviews professor Stephen Flynn, founding co-director of the new George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security at Northeastern University.

Tripping Up Terrorists

- Businesses participating in Operation Tripwire help alert the FBI to possible terrorist activity by reporting suspicious purchases by customers.

Think Tank Perspective: An Interview with Dr. Stephen Flynn

- Associate editor Matthew Harwood interviews professor Stephen Flynn, founding co-director of the new George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security at Northeastern University.

Tripping Up Terrorists

- Businesses participating in Operation Tripwire help alert the FBI to possible terrorist activity by reporting suspicious purchases by customers.

Homeland Security: Best Practices for Local Government, 2nd edition

- This book brings together the combined expertise of nearly 50 public sector emergency management and homeland security professionals and the experience of nearly 60 U.S. city and county governments.

DHS Reports Almost 200 Explosive Device Incidents in October

- DHS compiles a monthly report based on open source material on IED incidents throughout the United States.

Morning Security Brief: Domestic Drone Use, Blackwater Gets Another Name Change, Base Revealed on Google Maps, and More

- The first know arrests of citizens with the help of an unmanned drone is reported. Xe, formerly known as Blackwater has changed it's name again. Google Maps images reveal a "secret" base in the Nevada desert. And more.
 




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