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Site Map - Homeland Security

Fusing to Fight Copper Thefts

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

North By Northwest

- While some critics say U.S. Customs and Border Protection has not given the northern border due attention, the agency maintains that it has crafted a strategy for targeting limited assets that does the job without a massive number of boots on the ground.

Urban Area Perspective: San Diego

- Associate editor Matthew Harwood interviews Lieutenant Andy Mills.        

Animal Rights Extremists’ Soft Targets

- Hoping to persuade research students to abandon careers involving animal testing, activists are mounting harassment campaigns at universities.

Looking Ahead: Disaster Response

- Matthew Harwood interviews Lt. Gen. Guy C. Swan III, CPP.  

DHS Tries to SECURE Innovation

- A government program aims to usher security technology from the drawing board to the marketplace more quickly.

Looking Ahead: Technology and Threats

- Security Management's Matthew Harwood interviews futurist Marc Goodman.    

Tracking Digital Footprints in the Field

- By testing suspect computing devices on site, law enforcement can reduce forensic wait times and protect the chain of evidence.

Considering Civil Liberties

- More on suspicious activity reporting and the federal government's efforts to embed privacy and civil liberty controls into the process from Security Mangement associate editor, Matthew Harwood.

Urban Area Perspective—Minneapolis

- Security Management interviews Rocco Forté, assistant city coordinator for emergency preparedness and regulatory services for the City of Minneapolis.  

Securing Synthetic Biology

- Scientists who sequence the DNA of pathogens have adopted guidelines to limit the opportunities for criminals to get access to such research.

Urban Area Perspective - Portland

- Security Management interviews Carmen Merlo, director of the Portland Office of Emergency Management.

Protecting the Bravest

- New technologies under development can be used to help locate firefighters in burning buildings and determine whether they are in distress.
 




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