Reports

The Lugar Survey on Proliferation Threats and Responses, by Senator Richard G. Lugar

"The minimum standard for victory in this war is the prevention of any terrorist cell from obtaining weapons or materials of mass destruction. We must make certain that all sources of WMD are identified and systematically guarded or destroyed."

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FBI Respondes to Inspector General's Report

"Since 9/11, the FBI has undergone a transformation aimed at strengthening our ability to predict and prevent acts of terrorism. Throughout this process, we have incorporated feedback and recommendations from outside experts into our reform plans, and thi

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GAO - Emerging Cybersecurity Issues Threaten Federal Information Systems

"Federal agencies are facing a set of emerging cybersecurity threats that are the result of increasingly sophisticated methods of attack and the blending of once distinct types of attack into more complex and damaging forms. Examples of these include spa

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Office of the Inspector General Releases a Review of the FBI's Handling of Intelligence Information Related to the September 11 Attacks

This report is a redacted and unclassified version of the full report that the Office of the Inspector General completed in July 2004 and provided at that time to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of justice, the Congress, the Central In

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GAO Report - Maritime Security - New Structures Have Improved Information Sharing, but Security Clearance Processing Requires Further Attention

To help ensure that nonfederal officials receive security clearances in a more timely fashion, GAO recommends that the Coast Guard (1) develop formal procedures to use data as a tool to monitor the security clearance program and (2) raise the awareness of

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IACP's Principals for a Locally Designed and Nationally Coordinated Homeland Security Strategy

"...there was a critical need to develop a new homeland security strategy, one that fully embraces the valuable and central role that must be played by the state, tribal, and local public safety community."

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GAO - Federal Agencies Need to Improve Controls over Wireless Networks

This report describes the benefits and challenges associated with securing wireless networks.

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Addendums to the Comprehensive Report of the Special Advisor to the DCI on Iraq's WMD

Knowledge is invaluable and marks our advancement as a nation and society; however, it must be used to inform future decisions. This report is intended for that purpose as well as to understand the past.

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An Analysis of First Responder Grant Funding

Prepared by the Staff of the House Select Committee on Homeland Security, Christopher Cox, Chairman.

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Country Reports on Terrorism 2004 - U.S. Department of State, Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism

"Terrorism remains a global threat from which no nation is immune. Despite ongoing improvements in U.S. homeland security, our campaigns against insurgents and terrorists, and the deepening counterterrorism cooperation among the nations of the world, inte

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