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Thursday, January 21st, 2021

DHS lists 25 most dangerous software errors

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security released a report detailing the 25 most dangerous software errors. DHS’s Homeland Security Systems Engineering and Development Institute (HSSEDI) updated a list of the errors that can lead to serious vulnerabilities in software. “This list is an... Read More »

Border officers seize more than 2,400 rounds of ammunition

A joint enforcement effort by the National Park Service (NPS), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and Homeland Security Investigations recently seized more than 2,400 rounds of ammunition at the Boquillas border crossing between Big Bend National Park in Texas and Mexico. An NPS ranger... Read More »

NATO committee discusses electronic warfare strategies

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) held its Electronic Warfare Advisory Committee (NEWAC) meeting this week to discuss electronic warfare (EW) and strategies and initiatives to counter it. Electronic warfare (EW) is a military action that exploits electromagnetic energy to provide... Read More »

Funds target local opioid addiction intervention

The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) has earmarked $4.5 million in grants to aid efforts to address the opioid crisis on the local level. “Since day one, the Trump Administration’s whole-of-government approach has aimed to accomplish one overarching goal: prevent... Read More »

CBP implementing El Paso facial biometric technology

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently introduced biometric facial comparison technology at the El Paso Port of Entry as a means of enhancing security and streamlining travel. “CBP uses biometric facial comparison technology to create a secure and seamless traveler experience at U.S.... Read More »