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Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021

CDP trains first responders on CBRNE evidence collection

The Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) commenced a training exercise last week aimed at handling environments affected by chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive threats (CBRNE). The course, entitled “Hazardous Materials Evidence Collection for CBRNE Incidents (HEC),”... Read More »

Three key homeland security bills pass House floor

The U.S. House of Representatives passed three key Homeland Security Committee bills on Tuesday. Rep. John Katko (R-NY) introduced two bills, the Transportation Security Administration Reform and Improvement Act and the National Strategy to Combat Terrorist Travel Act of 2016. The former passed... Read More »

Royce introduces Terrorist Release Transparency Act

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) introduced the Terrorist Release Transparency Act, H.R. 4580, on Tuesday. The legislation aims to ensure that the public, along with foreign partners, have access to critical details before terrorists are released from the Guantanamo Bay... Read More »

GAO raises concerns over flawed UAC policies

U.S. Sens. Ron Johnson (R-WI), Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Orrin Hatch (R-UT) released a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on Monday on the steps the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) can take regarding unaccompanied children (UAC) crossing the southern U.S. border.... Read More »

FirstNet responds to RFP questions and final proposals

The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) responded to concerns on Thursday regarding questions it received on its request for proposal (RFP) and the deployment of the nationwide public safety broadband network. “We are pleased with the interest and questions we received from industry,... Read More »

Lewis Rhodes Labs launches Cyber Microscope

Lewis Rhodes Labs (LRL) announced on Monday the launch of its new Cyber Microscope, which is based on an innovative breakthrough that allows the device to increase detection speeds and resolution precision by more than 100 times. “The improved speed and accuracy of the LRL Cyber Microscope... Read More »