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Fusion Centers Forge Ahead

- Eight years after 9-11, how close are state, regional, and urban fusion centers to achieving information-sharing objectives?

State Perspective-South Dakota

- Interview with Alan Bock, director of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety's Office of Homeland Security.

Visualizing Safer Evacuations

- Two new tools may help people get out of a building quickly and safely during an emergency.

New Cybersecurity Push, Old Problem

- While the Obama administration develops a new cybersecurity plan, the private sector is wary of sharing proprietary information.

Private Plane Security

- The TSA requires a private armed security officer (ASO) on private planes flying into Washington Reagan National Airport. Read the TSA’s ASO requirements.

Protecting Private Jets

- A little known security professional protects private flights into and out of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport just outside the nation's capital.

State Perspective-Montana

- Interview with Ken Mesch, the administrator of the Disaster and Emergency Services Division of the Montana Department of Military Affairs.

Connecting the Dots, Protecting Rights

- A new program designed to help the government collect and assess intelligence data has raised privacy concerns.

CFATS and Comprehensive Chemical Security Management

- LWWhWhen it comes to the federal government's Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards, there's compliance and then there's comprehensive chemical security management. Learn how to safeguard against terrorism while covering other more common security issues. (Online Exclusive)

State Perspective-Kentucky

- Interview with Thomas L. Preston, director of the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security (KOHS) and a senior advisor to Governor Steve Beshear.

Sleuthing Nuclear Smuggling

- If the United States and its allies hope to catch smuggled nuclear materials before their enemies accumulate enough to construct weapons, they must rely less on technology and more on old-fashioned, intelligence-led investigation, experts say.

Technology Eases TWIC Compliance

- Ports are turning to smart video and wireless device tracking systems to meet transportation security regulations.

Dover Speedway Plays It Safe

- Dover International Speedway may be the place for drama and danger, but when it comes to security, the facility wants to play it safe. The Protective Security Coordination Division of the Department of Homeland Security showed them the way.
 




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