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Homeland Security

- A bill (H.R. 599) that would streamline the certification process under the SAFETY Act, which provides legal immunity for the use of certified products, has been approved by the House of Representatives and is currently under consideration in the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.

Counterintelligence Strategy

- Take a look at the new counterintelligence strategy to thwart threats to U.S. national security, recently signed by the President.

Disaster Response

- A Canadian not-for-profit takes an outsider's look at the response to Hurricane Katrina, identifying factors that led to the collapse of good governance and lessons learned.

Communications Interoperability

- First responder communications in four states and 11 localities were reviewed by the GAO to assess how well homeland security grant money is being spent.

Tourism, Security & Safety: From Theory to Practice

- Industry leader reviews top text on tourism security.

Public Policing in the 21st Century: Issues and Dilemmas in the U.S. and Canada

- Industry leader reviews top text on public policy and security.

Insurgency and Terrorism: From Revolution to Apocalypse, Second Edition

- Industry leader reviews top text on terrorism.

Emergency Planning

- Industry leader reviews top text on emergency planning.

Numbers

- 82 The percentage of cargo containers that are scanned in 50 foreign ports before entering the United States.

State Perspective - Michigan

- Interview with Capt. Eddie L. Washington, Jr.

Great Plains, Great Plans

- At Wichita State University, located in the heart of the great plains state of Kansas, security found distinct solutions for protecting the sports stadium and the campus library.

Presidential Hopefuls on U.S. Security

- Presidential hopefuls Senator Barak Obama (D-IL) and the former governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney each made news yesterday offering how they would improve the security of the United States.

Defend America

- Chesapeake Innovation Center (CIC), a homeland security business 'accelerator' that links start-ups with major users of security technology, held a contest for firms developing new technologies in the aid of homeland security. Read the results.
 




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