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Researcher: Empowering Civil Society is Right Approach to Disaster Recovery

- Local organizations, like churches, charities, and businesses, should lead recovery efforts rather than government after natural disasters, a researcher argues.

From the Archive: Calculating the Margin of Terror

- How likely is it that Hezbollah in Lebanon would launch suicide attacks or engage in kidnappings during an election year? Professor V.S. Subrahmanian, head of the University of Maryland’s Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, said that the right data combined with the right software can answer that question.

Morale Problems Persist at DHS

- The GAO reports average employee morale at DHS is still lower than the average morale of the federal workforce.

Security Management: Digital Edition

- Security Management is back with another all-digital edition. In addition to the usual feature articles and departments, this digital edition includes interactive charts and maps, videos, audio interviews with newsmakers, and slideshows.

Official: Dirty Bomb Detectors Were Deployed During the Olympics

- A British official says a dirty bomb attack was a real fear during the 2012 Olympics.

Morning Security Brief: Lawsuit Seeks Detention Data, Report Gives Biometric Advice, and Passengers Uncover Security Lapse

- A lawsuit seeks to force immigration officials to turn over detention data, a government report offers best practices for facial recognition, and barcodes on boarding passes could warn passengers about airport screening practices.

First Guilty Verdict in Operation Rhino

- Yesterday, a Minneapolis janitor was convicted on five terrorism-related counts for facilitating the recruitment and travel of young men to join a Somali terrorist organization

Federal Perspective: Interview with Steve Lord

- An interview with Steve Lord, director of homeland security and justice issues at the Government Accountability Office.

Problems at Fusion Centers Tied to Poor Training

- A Senate report on DHS support for state and local fusion centers savages the department's training of personnel detailed to the intelligence shops.

Federal Perspective: Interview with Steve Lord

- An interview with Steve Lord, director of homeland security and justice issues at the Government Accountability Office.  

Better Breach Tracking Needed

- A new study on security breaches at U.S. airports reveals inconsistent reporting and a lack of clear guidelines.

ACLU Finds Explosion in DOJ Electronic Surveillance

- In between 2009 and 2011, the ACLU finds the Department of Justice communication intercepts have increased 64 percent.

GAO: Agencies Should Address Drone Security and Privacy Concerns

- Congress's watchdog says federal agencies should address drone privacy and security concerns sooner rather than later.
 




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