Sens. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Chris Coons (D-DE) introduced Monday legislation to deter and respond to state-sponsored malicious cyber activity against the United States.
The Cyber Deterrence and Response Act requires the administration to impose sanctions against all entities and persons... Read More »
Scientists from Imperial College London have riddled out the cause of one of the most pervasive viruses on earth: the enterovirus.
"There are many different types of enteroviruses that infect humans,” Dr. Margarita Pons-Salort, co-author of the research from Imperial's School of Public... Read More »
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced it has allocated $345 million for six fiscal year 2018 competitive preparedness grant programs. In June, more than $1.3 billion in noncompetitive grant funding was announced.
Preparedness grants are used to support the National... Read More »
Facebook and Microsoft met with the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) and the National Association of State Election Directors (NASED) to explain recent actions they’ve taken to combat foreign threats.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of... Read More »
Senate lawmakers have passed the 2019 Defense Appropriations Act, which officials said gives American troops a raise while strengthening the military and boosting national security.
Officials said U.S. Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee,
spearheaded... Read More »
As San Antonio, Texas law enforcement returned or sought new homes for dogs from a shuttered dog training operation, one found a place with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
“It was a most unusual circumstance, and we were notified that there might be some dogs that met the... Read More »
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel at Washington Dulles International Airport recently used facial comparison biometric technology to foil an imposter’s effort to pose as a French citizen.
Officials said a 26-year-old man traveling from Sao Paulo, Brazil, presented a French passport... Read More »
Over the next 15 months, BAE Systems will conduct modernization efforts of the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg, as part of a $146.3 million contract awarded by the U.S. Navy.
Repairs and alterations will take place at a shipyard in Norfolk, Virginia beginning January 2019. The hope is to... Read More »
Nearly a year after the destruction of Hurricane Irma, FEMA has awarded nearly $3 billion in disaster assistance to Florida recovery efforts, with the most recent case being more than $2.7 million earmarked for the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department.
Around 777,000 households have received... Read More »
An amendment to the fiscal year 2019 Defense Appropriations bill would transfer $40 million to the U.S. Department of State for the Global Engagement Center (GEC) to expose and counter foreign influence and propaganda.
The $40 million was allotted for fiscal year 2018 and has yet to be... Read More »
The U.S. Department of Defense, along with the U.S. Air Force and Navy, completed a series of flight demonstrations last week of the Miniature Air Launched Decoy (MALD-X) missile.
The MALD-X missile is an air-launched decoy that mimics "friendly" aircraft to confuse enemy defensive systems. ... Read More »
Operation Darkness Falls, a joint operation targeting fentanyl and other drug distributors over the dark net, has resulted in several arrests associated to such bad actor behavior, including the most recent arrest of MH4Life, the fourth most prolific dark net fentanyl vendor in the world and the... Read More »
U.S. Border Patrol recently named Scott Luck as the agency’s new deputy chief.
Luck has been chief of the Law Enforcement Operations Directorate at the Border Patrol Headquarters in Washington, D.C., since 2014 and has served as the acting deputy chief since April 2017.
“I am deeply... Read More »
NATO announced this week that a new effort to provide air-to-ground precision-guided munitions to Allies has completed its first delivery.
Officials said NATO’s Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) received the first lot of Precision Guided Munitions (PGMs), which were acquired through a... Read More »
In an article written for the New England Journal of Medicine, field researchers from Central Africa pointed to rapid development as fueling disease outbreaks, due to a growing need for a robust, matching health care infrastructure.
While on the whole, such growth has been beneficial to the... Read More »