INFORMATION

Site Map - Homeland Security

State Perspective – New Mexico

- Interview with Tim Manning, director of homeland security for the state of New Mexico

Building Designs Cope with Threats

- Public and private buildings will have no choice but to comply with building modifications in locations where municipal governments adapt federal codes, as has already occurred in New York City. But improvements are still voluntary in most cities.

Is the CIA Too Cautious

- Former CIA agent Robert Baer on intelligence reform, an update on secure building design, and a conversation with New Mexico’s director of homeland security.

Numbers

- The number of state and city emergency plans across the United States that were found to have preparedness gaps by the Department of Homeland Security.

State Perspective - California

- Spotting suspicious conduct by air travelers, limiting sensitive exports, and speaking with California’s homeland security director.

Screening Exports

- Spotting suspicious conduct by air travelers, limiting sensitive exports, and speaking with California’s homeland security direc

Assessing Threats from Passengers

- Spotting suspicious conduct by air travelers, limiting sensitive exports, and speaking with California’s homeland security director.

Numbers

- The percentage of state homeland security directors who declared themselves satisfied with the actionable quality of the intelligence they receive from the federal government

State Perspective - New York

- Interview with James W. McMahon director of New York's Office of Homeland Security.

Sharing Critical Info with DHS Gets Easier

- A look at country risk ratings, DHS works on information sharing, and an interview with the head of the New York Office of Homeland Security.

What’s Behind Country Risk Ratings?

- A look at country risk ratings, DHS works on information sharing, and an interview with the head of the New York Office of Homeland Security.

Numbers

- Percentage of large wastewater facilities surveyed by the Government Accountability Office that said they had completed or were still conducting a vulnerability assessment

Management of US-VISIT Evaluated

- US-VISIT calls for various measures, such as digital photos and biometrics, to ensure that persons entering the U.S. are correctly identified and not on watch lists
 




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