Archive for the ‘IA News’ Category

DoD, Partners Part of U.S. Strategy to Combat ISIL

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Navy Rear Admiral John Kirby, Department of Defense Press Secretary, briefed the press Friday, August 22, on the U.S. strategy to confront the threat of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists…

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Cybercom on Frontlines for Cyberattacks

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

In a recent interview at NSA headquarters, Cybercom commander Navy Admiral Mike Rogers noted cyber’s crucial role in future DoD operations, and spoke of Cybercom’s training exercises with interagency partners…

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Stimson Center Reports on U.S. Drone Policy

Monday, August 18th, 2014

The Stimson Center recently published a report on U.S. drone policy. The report represents a preliminary effort to respond to President Obama’s May 2013 call for constructive new approaches to thinking about the use of drones…

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House Passes Cybersecurity Legislation

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Last week, the House of Representatives passed three bills aimed at strengthening efforts to combat cyber attacks on U.S. critical infrastructure. These efforts include increased information sharing, advancing cyber technologies, and improving the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity workforce…

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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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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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