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News You Can Use: 02/22/17



News You Can Use: 02/22/17
National Security What Trump should do about terrorism (but probably won’t), Brookings Homeland Security Outlines New Rules Tightening Enforcement Of Immigration Law, NPR Trump Finalizes Executive Order to Put ISIS Detainees in Guantánamo, Foreign Policy How McMaster Could Change the Way the US Goes to War, Defense One DoD to… Read More

News You Can Use: 02/20/17



News You Can Use: 02/20/17
National Security Terror attacks? There’s an app for that, C4ISR Net Heavy Icebreakers: A National Security Imperative, The Maritime Executive Homeland Security Watchdog Takes on Issues Surrounding Trump’s Wall, Government Executive The Power of Persuasion in Countering Terror, The Cipher Brief Take Off the Pentagon’s Gloves in the ISIS War?… Read More

DNI releases paper on intelligence cooperation



DNI releases paper on intelligence cooperation
Last month, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence published a paper describing certain key roles and relationships that characterize efforts by members of the U.S. Intelligence Community and other government entities. The paper does not purport to describe the specific laws, policies, safeguards, or operations relating to each… Read More

Kelly speaks on U.S. border security



Kelly speaks on U.S. border security
Earlier this week Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John F. Kelly spoke before the House Committee on Homeland Security. During the hearing, Kelly briefed those present on U.S. border security. In his opening remarks, Kelly spoke of his service to the nation, as well as his experience working with… Read More

Agencies partner on Super Bowl 51 security



Agencies partner on Super Bowl 51 security
Multiple local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies came together Sunday for Super Bowl 51. The Department of Defense (DoD) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) also partnered with law enforcement to secure the big event. The FBI’s primary role in security planning was to provide intelligence about possible… Read More

DHS reviews U.S./Canada border security



DHS reviews U.S./Canada border security
On January 19, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a fact sheet detailing the accomplishments of Beyond the Border from it’s release in 2011 through 2016. Beyond the Border: A Shared Vision for Perimeter Security and Economic Competitiveness is a U.S.-Canada joint declaration that promoted a shared approach to… Read More

CSIS publishes cyber agenda for Trump



CSIS publishes cyber agenda for Trump
Earlier this month, the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) published a report that provided a cybersecurity agenda for the incoming president. The CSIS Cyber Policy Task Force began working on the new agenda in late 2014, and provides recommendations on policies, organizational improvements, and resources needed in the… Read More

Agencies investigate Russia, Trump associates



Agencies investigate Russia, Trump associates
For months, U.S. law enforcement and intelligence agencies have been collaborating in an investigation into Russian attempts to influence the recent presidential election. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), National Security Agency (NSA), Department of Justice, the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and representatives of… Read More

Blue Campaign gains new partners



Blue Campaign gains new partners
Earlier this week the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a new partners for their Blue Campaign – the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and UPS. “There is an undeniable powerhouse in a public-private partnership,” said Acting Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Russell C. Deyo. “We rely on close partnerships with… Read More