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DHS Secretary Remarks on Security Challenges and the Road Ahead

On October 9, DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen spoke before the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), offering an overview of the Department, the threats faced and the road ahead.

The Start of a Movement in School Violence Prevention

School safety is homeland security.

S&T Develops Terrorism Prevention Research Findings Dashboard

DHS S&T released a free, publicly accessible research findings dashboard hosting more than 1,500 catalogued terrorism prevention and countering violent extremism research documents.

Revitalization, Reorganization or Realignment at S&T – Whatever It’s Called, It Needs Further Review

Dubbed the S&T “Revitalization,” changes announced by S&T Under Secretary nominee Bill Bryan are intended to “operationalize” S&T’s research and development mission. But the plan may need further review.

Vance Taylor FEMA PrepTalk: ‘We Succeed or Fail Together’

In emergency preparedness, we need to integrate people with access and functional needs within each phase of planning.

Why Does the President Need the Ability to Alert All Americans in an Emergency?

FEMA postponed the test of its WEA “Presidential Alert” function, but why does the president need this capability at all?

Improving Processing Times at US Citizenship and Immigration Services

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has a problem with processing times for applications. They’re too long.

Big Jump in Public Complaints to TSA Over Processing Times

TSA has seen a substantial increase in complaints since September 2017. The data proves it.

The Cost of Waiting – Economic Consequences from Wait Times at US Border

Wait times at U.S. borders are a disincentive for entering the country, which has far-reaching economic impacts.

Bill Bryan Tapped to Lead DHS S&T – It Is About Time

The White House announced its intention to nominate Bill Bryan for Under Secretary of Science and Technology at DHS.