An Army soldier recently plead guilty to four federal counts of attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization.
Federal officials said Ikaika Erik Kang, 35, a Sergeant First Class stationed at Schofield... Read More »
The Raytheon Company’s Space and Airborne Systems will soon be led by vice president Roy Azevedo, following the retirement of Richard Yuse at year’s end.
Azevedo has been with the company for nearly 30 years and will begin learning his new role in the meanwhile, beginning Sept. 1. Yuse, who... Read More »
Mosquitoes could be responsible for the outbreak of yet another disease in North America, according to five researchers from Kansas State University studying the emerging pathogen known as Usutu virus.
That virus has been responsible for the spread of neurological disorders -- such as brain... Read More »
Japan Customs, one of the first agencies in the world to announce a live Advanced Cargo Information (ACI) program, will use an application developed by Rockwell Collins for enhancing national security in preparation for the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo.
ACI provides electronic cargo information... Read More »
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will run a facial comparison technical demonstration for vehicle travelers this week at the Anzalduas International Bridge Port of Entry in McAllen, Texas.
The system will use a camera to take a picture of travelers entering and departing the United... Read More »
Protect the Force, Inc. was awarded $199,260 this week by the Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), for their efforts to create energy harvesting fabrics.
The photovoltaic (PV) materials generate electricity through exposure to light, taking it... Read More »
Raytheon researchers, in conjunction with the Defense Research Project Agency's (DARPA) Explainable Artificial Intelligence program (XAI), are developing a network designed to enhance the spectrum of artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities.
Raytheon officials said the technology firm is... Read More »
As climate change fuels the spread of mosquitoes worldwide, scientists at Stanford University have created a new model that predicts how temperature will affect the spread of the mosquito-driven Ross River virus.
"Scientists are realizing that warmer temperatures mean longer mosquito seasons and... Read More »
The U.S. government has invested more than $20 million since 2010 in terrorism prevention and intervention measures and in understanding how radicalization leads to violence.
The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and the National Institute of... Read More »
Emergent BioSolutions will acquire Adapt Pharma and its flagship product NARCAN (naloxone HCl) Nasal Spray, which treats opioid overdoses.
NARCAN is the only needle-free treatment of naloxone approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Health Canada. It is an emergency treatment... Read More »
An Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) survey has determined active shooter training and simulations are essential to ensuring staff is equipped to respond effectively during an act of violence.
Findings published online in the Journal of Emergency Nursing showed out of 202 emergency nurses and... Read More »
A group of lawmakers recently forwarded correspondence to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and MITRE Corporation as a means of encouraging cybersecurity reforms.
The letters stem from an investigation last year into the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) program. Signees include... Read More »
University scientists, working in conjunction with the government of Sierra Leone, have made progress on the PREDICT Ebola Host Project, with the discovery of an Ebola species in Sierra Leone’s bats before human or other animal infection.
It marks the first time scientists have discovered a... Read More »
An international conference held this week in Atlanta, hosted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Task Force for Global Health, Inc., sought to provide a space for the exchange of information related to infectious diseases.
The event is held every two to three years... Read More »
Four Senate Intelligence Committee members recently sent a letter to Tom Burt, president and CEO of Election Systems & Software (ES&S), urging the company to arrange independent testing of its election systems.
Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME), Kamala Harris (D-CA), James Lankford (R-OK), and Mark... Read More »