Failing to reauthorize CFATS for the long-term could be costly. The persistent terrorist threat that gave rise to the program continues today, and the consequences of a successful attack could be devastating to our economy and our people.

Chem Facility Anti-Terror Standards: Good for Business & Nat’l Security

Guest Editorial by Bob Kolasky, Acting Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Protection in the National Protection and Programs Directorate Illinois is home to more than 160 high-risk chemical facilities. Last year, one of these facilities...
How can we evaluate how good the polygraph is, and how much better new tools may be? IARPA will be launching the Credibility Assessment Standardized Evaluation (CASE) Challenge to address this critical question, and is holding a Participant’s Day for the CASE —prize challenge.

IARPA Challenge Proposal Day for Polygraph Eval Improvements

Knowing when someone is telling the truth plays a critical role in law enforcement and national security events, to include criminal investigations, screening new employees before hiring, and interviewing potential sources...
In Remembrance of U.S. Secret Service Special Agent Nole E. Remagen (Courtesy of the USSS and Twitter)

President & First Lady Trump Mourn Fallen Secret Service Agent (Video)

By Noah Gray, CNN A United States Secret Service agent died after suffering a stroke while supporting President Donald Trump's trip to Scotland over the weekend, the Secret Service said Wednesday. The 42-year-old...
If you have information on Ramon Raudel Campos Murillo's whereabouts, please contact U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Tip Line at 1-866-DHS-2ICE or www.ICE.gov/tips.

ICE Seeks Info on MS-13 Associate Wanted on Sex Trafficking Charges

A known associate of the brutal international gang MS-13 is at-large and wanted for his role in operating an interstate prostitution ring, which also included the trafficking of a documented minor. Ramon...
An emergency response incident commander should be well-versed on how to respond to all hazards, including the intricacies of radiological and nuclear incidents. Because the hazards associated with radiological or nuclear (rad/nuc) incidents are uniquely challenging to convey accurately to first responders, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has developed a solution in the form of the Radiological Operations Support Specialist (ROSS) Program. In the field, the ROSS makes recommendations, interprets models, and analyzes data for that incident commander.

S&T Supports Radiation Preparedness with RadResponder (Multi-Video)

The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident on March 11, 2011 resulted in public misconception that radioactive fallout would impact the west coast of the United States. State and local emergency managers...
The focus of the Program is the upgrade, test and integration of NATO's command and control (C2) systems and underlying communication network to enable effective information exchanges between various NATO and national missile defense systems.

Industry Giants Join to Provide NATO Alliance with Battlespace Intel System

The increasing threat posed by the proliferation of ballistic missiles in the vicinity of the south-east border of the Alliance has been, and remains a driver in NATO’s development and deployment...
Midence Oqueli Martinez Turcios

DEA Probe Leads to 2nd Congressman charged in Drug Trafficking & Weapons

DEA and the Manhattan U.S. Attorney’s Office have announced that charges have been filed in New York federal court against Honduran congressman Midence Oqueli Martinez Turcios and, in a separate indictment,...

False Claims Act Case Settled re: Defective Bullet Proof Vests

Richard C. Davis, the founder and former president and CEO of Michigan-based Second Chance Body Armor, Inc., agreed to resolve claims under the False Claims Act in connection with his role...
Metis Secure produces notification beacons, emergency communications, and alerting management systems that help you respond much more quickly and effectively in an emergency.

Desktop Alert New In-Building & Outdoor School Notification Beacons

Desktop Alert, a Proud Sponsor the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, will be introducing Metis Secure Solutions, a leading manufacturer of IP-based in-building and outdoor Notification Beacon™ solutions at Campus Safety Conference...
The DHSChemSecurityTalks, three, industry-wide networking and educational one-day regional events, will serve as regional meeting places that bring together the chemical community, industry owners and operators, key government officials, first responders, and law enforcement to engage in face-to-face discussions and share the latest in security best practices.

Chicago DHSChemSecurityTalks Focus on Midwest Chemical Security

Chemicals are vital to our economy. They are used to develop medicines that maintain our health, provide refrigeration for our food supply, manufacture fuel for our vehicles and build the microchip that...