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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.

State Perspective: Washington

- Associate editor Matthew Harwood interviews Major General Timothy J. Lowenberg.

Man Pleads Guilty to Planning Attack on Military In-Processing Facility

- One day after Rep. Peter King’s fourth installment of Muslim radicalization hearings, a session focused on examining threats to military facilities and members, one of two men accused of plotting and attack on a military in-processing center pleaded guilty.

Fusing to Fight Copper Thefts

- A private power company and a state fusion center team up to thwart copper thefts at electrical substations.
 




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