Department of Homeland Security (DHS)


Partnerships essential to bio threat prevention



Partnerships essential to bio threat prevention

Greg Delawie, State Department Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance, recently spoke about the need for partnerships in addressing biological threats and biodefense, including biological weapons and infectious disease...

White House announces strategy for mass Atrocity prevention and response



White House announces strategy for mass Atrocity prevention and response

The White House released the fact sheet for a comprehensive strategy to prevent and respond to mass atrocities.  The strategy stems from an August 2011 Presidential Study Directive...

Agencies participate in nuclear forensics exercise



Agencies participate in nuclear forensics exercise

Participants from the U.S. military and multiple U.S. government agencies recently took part in Exercise Trinity Oak at Fort Gordon, GA.  The exercise took place from Feb. 24 to March 1, and trained interagency participants in nuclear forensics...

DHS stresses supply chain security



DHS stresses supply chain security

The expansive nature of the global supply chain leaves it vulnerable to disruption, whether the disruption is naturally occurring or manmade.  To ensure the security and resilience of the global supply chain, there is a need to shift focus from "just-in-time" delivery to "just-in-case" security...