Members of the Michigan congressional delegation are urging the new Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett to select Selfridge Air National Guard Base to host the Air National Guard’s next F-35A operational base.
In a letter to Barrett, 14 members of Congress from Michigan highlighted the... Read More »
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 »
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 »
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) will host an event for people interested in learning about funding opportunities in the detection canine field.
The event, which is focused on advancing detection canine research and development, is part of a... Read More »
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 »
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 »
Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) officials are touting the benefits of its Marine Law Enforcement Training Program (MLETP), providing water safety courses to mentally prepare officers for field survival.
“It is about keeping your wits about you…and surviving a situation... Read More »
The 24th session of the Conference of the States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) is gathering this week in The Hague to address new projects, encourage cooperation, and chart the progress of their shared endeavor.
“The recent use of chemical weapons, as well as the potential... Read More »
The nation’s land grant universities play an important role in helping the federal government bolster agro-defense, according to scientists, policymakers, industry and academic leaders who participated in a recent Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense event held at Colorado State University... Read More »
A group of 39 Democratic senators recently sent a letter to the leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees urging the panels to better fund election security.
The senators requested funding for election security grants and for the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) in the... Read More »
The U.S. Senate approved legislation that would formally charter a National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium (NCPC).
The consortium would include the University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service, the University of Arkansas, the University of Memphis, and... Read More »
With the advancement of U.S. Sens. Gary Peters’ (D-MI) and Rob Portman’s (R-OH) State and Local Government Cybersecurity Act, the Senate has signaled encouragement to federal authorities to coordinate better with state and local governments.
“State and local governments with limited... Read More »
Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) has forwarded correspondence to the FBI critical of the agency’s efforts to keep Indian Country safe and aid local jurisdictions regarding crimes outside of a reservation.
“The violence that Native people experience does not stop at Indian reservation borders and... Read More »
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 »
Emergent BioSolutions announced the updated results of its Phase 2 clinical study evaluating the safety and immunogenicity of its chikungunya virus virus-like particle (CHIKV VLP) vaccine candidate across a series of dosing regimens.
The interim analysis showed that after the first dose, up to... Read More »