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Report Addresses Cyber, Terror Threats

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

The Bipartisan Policy Center recently released a report warning of myriad cybersecurity and terrorism threats to the United States. The report is a product of former 9/11 Commissioners….

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Cyber Exercise Improves Interagency Cooperation

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Earlier this month, 550 participants engaged in Cyber Guard 14-1, a two-week exercise designed to test operational and interagency coordination in the event of a domestic cyberspace incident…

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Simons Center Meets with Federal Executive Board

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

On July 17, the Simons Center and the CGSC Foundation met with leaders from the Kansas City Federal Executive Board and the heads of regional federal agencies to discuss anticipating and mitigating cyber threats to federal agencies and large corporations…

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InterAgency Journal 5-2 (Summer 2014)

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Inside this issue: Losing Lessons at the Water’s Edge, Benjamin Cabana; Deep Analysis: Designing Complexity Into Our Understanding of Conflict, Thomas G. Matyók, Hannah Rose Mendoza and Cathryne Schmitz… and much more.

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Better Collaboration Needed Along Southwest Border

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

In June the Government Accountability Office released a report reviewing collaborative efforts among the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and other interagency partners along the U.S. southwest border…

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Interagency Partnerships Crucial to Safeguarding Infrastructure

Monday, June 30th, 2014

At a recent cyber symposium, Navy Adm. Michael S. Rogers stressed the importance of building partnerships among the federal government, the private sector, and academia for the defense of critical infrastructure…

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2014 Quadrennial Homeland Security Review Published by DHS

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

In June the Department of Homeland Security published its second Quadrennial Homeland Security Review. The original QHSR, published in 2010, outlined the vision, mission areas, goals, and objectives for homeland security…

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Coordination Group Provides Update on Unaccompanied Child Immigration

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

The Unified Coordination Group recently provided an update on the federal response and efforts taken to address the influx of unaccompanied child immigrants entering the United States across the southwest border…

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Report Recommends Improved Transportation Collaboration in Disaster Response

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

The U.S. Government Accountability Office released a report in May of this year assessing the collaborative efforts made by the Department of Transportation and the Federal Emergency Management Agency during Hurricane Sandy…

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DOJ/DHS Partnership Curbs Cybercrime

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

In early June, the Department of Homeland Security reported on the success of its partnership with the Department of Justice in containing the spread of Gameover Zeus, a sophisticated piece of malware that steals banking information…

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