Archive for the ‘IA News’ Category

USAID, White House Release Ebola Factsheets

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Earlier this month, the White House and USAID released factsheets updating the public on the U.S. government response to the Ebola outbreak…

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Johnson Encourages Further DHS/DoD Cooperation

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

On October 14, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson spoke about past, current, and future collaborative efforts, and encouraged increased cooperation between all branches of U.S. government…

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USAID Leads, DoD Supports U.S. Ebola Response

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

In the past two weeks the U.S. government has made several announcements outlining whole-of-government response to the Ebola outbreak in Africa. USAID is the lead agency in the effort, with support from DoD and other agencies and organizations…

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NIST Releases Smart Grid Framework

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

In September, the National Institute of Standards and Technology issued NIST Framework and Roadmap for Smart Grid Interoperability Standards, Release 3.0, which provides an update on smart grid and critical infrastructure cybersecurity…

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USAID Builds on Iraq Emergency Response

Monday, September 29th, 2014

In the past two month, the U.S. Agency for International Development has released a series of fact sheets outlining their role in the U.S. response to continuing conflict and hardship in Iraq…

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USAID Outlines Ebola Response

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

On September 17, one day after President Obama laid out his response plan for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, the U.S. Agency for International Development released their fact sheet on the whole-of-government Ebola response…

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Whole-of-Government Response to Ebola Epidemic

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

On September 16, President Obama announced the plan for the whole-of-government response to address the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, declaring the outbreak to be a national security priority…

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State Issues Nonproliferation Compliance Report

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

This summer the U.S. Department of State issued the 2014 compliance report, which provides a detailed assessment of the adherence to arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament agreements or commitments of the U.S. and other nations…

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State, Interagency Partner to Counter Terrorists

Friday, September 12th, 2014

On September 10, acting Deputy Coordinator for Homeland Security and Multilateral Affairs addressed the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security to discuss the threat posed by ISIL terrorists with Western passports…

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FEMA Releases National Protection Framework

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

This summer, the Federal Emergency Management Agency released the first edition of their National Protection Framework. The framework examines how to safeguard against acts of terrorism, natural disasters, and other threats or hazards…

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