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Cyber weapons and power grid security subject of report



Cyber weapons and power grid security subject of report
A former Department of Defense official recently authored a report on the threat of cyber weapons on the U.S. electrical grid. Paul Stockton served during the Obama administration as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Americas’ Security Affairs, and currently serves as senior fellow at the Johns Hopkins… Read More

House authorizes DHS counter WMD office



House authorizes DHS counter WMD office
The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed by voice vote the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Act of 2018. The CWMD Act would permanently establish the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) CWMD Office, which was established in December 2017 and aims to counter attempts by terrorists and other threat… Read More

NGA topic of second InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture for AY 2019



NGA topic of second InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture for AY 2019
Mr. Ralph M. Erwin, Senior Geospatial Intelligence Officer, led a discussion on the roles and missions of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) on September 24 – the second to speak as part of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series for academic year 2019. The NGA is both a combat support agency… Read More

Former dean speaks on global threat of climate change



Former dean speaks on global threat of climate change
Brigadier General (Ret.) Wendell Chris King, Ph.D., P.E., Dean Emeritus of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) addressed students and faculty from the University of Saint Mary’s (USM) on September 21, the International Day of Peace, as part of the Simons Center Distinguished Speaker Series. The presentation… Read More