Reports

Department of Defense "Strategy for Homeland Defense and Civil Support"

Reshaping the Department's approach to homeland defense, constitutes vision for transforming homeland defense and civil support

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GAO - Opportunities Exist to Improve Future Comprehensive Master Plans for Changing U.S. Defense Infrastructure Overseas

This is the second of two GAO reports that respond to the reporting requirements contained in the report on the fiscal year 2004 Senate military construction appropriations bill.

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GAO: Combating Nuclear Smuggling

According to the International Atomic Energy Agency, there were 650 confirmed cases of illicit trafficking in nuclear and radiological materials worldwide between 1993 and 2004. Several of these cases involved materials that could be used to produce nucle

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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 - 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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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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