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DHS Infosec

- DHS has taken huge strides toward better protecting its networks, says the agency’s inspector general.

Nuclear Assets Vulnerable

- Protection of critical nuclear assets at the Department of Energy has fallen short of expectations and may not meet scheduled security changes, says an internal Department of Energy report,

When Faith and Work Clash

- In a work force of increasing religious diversity, managers must understand what the law says about individual rights and religious expression on the job.

China's Weapons Buildup

- China’s nuclear weapons stockpile is expected to grow over the next decade.

Pentagon Pulls Controversial Database Site

- "The Pentagon said Tuesday that it will shut down an antiterror database that has been criticized for improperly storing information on peace activists and others whose actions posed no threat," says an Associated Press report on MSNBC.

Courthouse Security

- A bill (H.R. 660) that would increase courthouse security has been approved by the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. It will now proceed to the full committee for a vote. The bill was introduced by Sen. John Conyers (D-MI), who chairs the Judiciary Committee.

First In: An Insider’s Account of How the CIA Spearheaded the War on Terror in Afghanistan

- First In is one of those uncommon cases. In it, author Gary C. Schroen offers a fascinating firsthand account of the logistical and operational planning behind the CIA’s implementation of the war on terror in Afghanistan.

Canada's Air and Sea Vulnerability

- Efforts to shore up Canada's porous borders.

Afghanistan's Opium Addiction

- Afghanistan's booming opium trade.

Numbers

- 23 Number of states that provide information to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System on persons disqualified from possessing firearms under federal law for mental health reasons.

Numbers

- 30 The number of terrorist plots actively under investigation by the British Security Service (BSS). These plots, according to the BSS, involve 1,600 individuals and at least 200 terrorist networks.

Reforming the Reserves

- Assessing National Guard readiness.

CCTV Ordinances On the Rise

- CCTV ordinances cause concern.
 




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