Anything worth doing is worth doing well - and in accordance with established standards not only acceptable to experienced professionals but also recognized by the community at large as both valid and necessary.
The innovative DHS/ATA "Highway Watch" program enlists tens of thousands of professional drivers as "Irregulars" in the homeland-security volunteer community and, as a bonus, makes the nation's highways and byways safer for all Americans.
A terrorist attack on a U.S. seaport could be much more costly, in lives as well as dollars, than the 9/11 attacks on the Pentagon and the WTC Towers. The DOD Readiness Reporting System could be a good model for a DHS maritime-security variant.
The Age of the Telecommuter collides head-on with the rapidly escalating threat of cyberterrorism. The hackers have motivation, experience, and a tested game plan. Most information-security officers do not.
Yesterday's hackers have become today's cyber criminals, & tomorrow could be cyber terrorists. Technology marches on, providing new opportunities both for human progress and for those fixated on destroying Western civilization and the infidel economy.
The first question a President asks in times of international crisis is "Where are the carriers?" The first question contingency planners ask is "Where are the cargo ships?" Meanwhile, warfighters are asking "How much fuel & ammunition do we have?"
The huge increase in responsibilities assigned to EMS managers in recent years requires additional funding, and additional time as well. The latter is hard to come by, but DHS and HHS grants will provide significant new funding resources.
Ability of private businesses & public agencies to resume operations following a major disaster used to be taken for granted. That is no longer the case, particularly since hackers & terrorists discovered the damage that could be caused by modern technolo
Virginia develops free emergency resources for business, imposes security fees on incoming oceanborne cargo. North Carolina considers creation of a new bioresearch lab, adds to cutting-edge communications system. Wisconsin adds biological-agent detection