11/15/13 09:58 AM
A new report casts strong doubt on the effectiveness of one of the government’s main tools for recognizing potential terrorists before they board airplanes: the Transportation Security Administration’s behavior-detection program. Stephen M. Lord, a managing director with the Government...
11/15/13 09:39 AM
The few veterans serving in Congress have a unique ability to criticize the Pentagon without having to worry about accusations that they don’t support the military. That was on full display Thursday at a summit in Washington D.C. when reps Duncan Hunter (R-CA) and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), both...
By Bloomberg News | 11/15/13 09:30 AM
Michael Chertoff, who was Homeland Security secretary under President George W. Bush, provides his outlook for the cybersecurity industry in the Nov. 18 issue of Bloomberg Businessweek. Chertoff, the chairman and cofounder of the Chertoff Group in Washington, a global risk adviser, is one of the...
By Susan Crabtree | 11/14/13 11:45 AM
The Obama administration on Wednesday acknowledged for the first time that cyberattacks have targeted the healthcare.gov website, but technology security experts say officials are downplaying the number of attacks and minimizing the privacy threat to Obamacare enrollees' personal information....
By Associated Press | 11/14/13 10:02 AM
BETHESDA, Md. — Lockheed Martin is cutting 4,000 jobs, about 3.5 percent of its workforce, as the defense contractor continues to look for ways to lower costs amid reduced government spending.
By Bloomberg News | 11/13/13 05:43 PM
Tarek Mehanna’s conviction for conspiring to help al-Qaeda by translating a manual titled “39 Ways to Serve and Participate in Jihad” was upheld by a federal appeals court. Mehanna’s 17 1/2-year prison term also was justified, the three judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals in...
By Bloomberg News | 11/13/13 05:21 PM
U.S. Transportation Security Administration efforts costing $200 million a year to spot potential terrorists by observing behavior are ineffective and lawmakers should limit funding, the Government Accountability Office said. TSA’s techniques couldn’t be validated in a review of 400...
By Brian Hughes | 11/13/13 02:27 PM
Senate Republicans Wednesday pushed President Obama’s pick to lead the Department of Homeland Security to crystallize his stance on immigration reform, demanding a greater commitment to border security. Obama DHS nominee Jeh Johnson, the Pentagon’s former defense counsel, waded into...
By Charlie Spiering | 11/13/13 10:20 AM
Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, revealed on Fox News on Wednesday morning that there are an estimated 500 fraudulent websites posing as the Obamacare website.
By Alicia A. Caldwell | 11/13/13 10:00 AM
President Obama's pick to be the Homeland Security secretary said Wednesday that filling key leadership vacancies and improving morale is more critical currently than the department's core counterterrorism mission.
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