Site Map - Homeland Security

A New Plan for National Response

- A revamped plan to guide the federal government in emergency response stresses aid to state and local agencies.

Food Testing Trends

- Emerging technology may help food-safety testing meet the challenges of today's fast-paced global supply chain.

Protecting the Brand

- It is crucial for companies to develop strategies to protect their reputations, which includes preventing and responding to incidents involving food products.

Worldwide Terrorism by Target

- Quarterly target data on terrorist incidents from the MIPT Terrorism Knowledge Base.

State Perspective - Ohio

- Interview with William F. Veda, Jr., executive director of Ohio Homeland Security .

Driver's License Rule Improved, but Imperfect

- States that want their citizens to be able to use driver’s licenses as federal identification now have a limited timeframe in which to institute far more thorough methods for vetting the vital documents used to apply for those licenses and to take other steps to ensure that the entire process is more secure.

Learning Bomb-Making Secrets

- A Web portal sponsored by the government provides IED techniques to qualified bomb technicians.

Teaming Up to Reduce Risk

- Universities are using threat assessment teams to help identify at-risk students and keep them from harming themselves or others.Sidebar: Navigating Privacy Protections

Terrorists Go for Broke

- Right-wing radicals in the United States are using financial guerilla tactics to attack the government indirectly.

SAFE Port Act

- The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) finds measured progress and lingering challenges in implementation of 2006's SAFE Port Act, which sets schedules and guidelines for import container screening, port facility security plans, and institution of the long-delayed Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).

Worldwide Terrorism by Target

- Quarterly target data on terrorist incidents from the MIPT Terrorism Knowledge Base. (Numbers are through the 3rd quarter of 2007.)

A Site for Safe Transit

- As the United States examines how best to secure its mass transit systems, it may be helpful to look at what its northern neighbor is doing.

State Perspective - Minnesota

- Interview with Kris Eide, director of Homeland Security and Emergency Management for the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.

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