DHS S&T Seeks Chemical Attribution Signature Studies for Chemical Threat Agents
- TiPS II. Doherty, Brian // Reason;Apr2011, Vol. 42 Issue 11, p14
The article focuses on the program initiated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in conjunction with the Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Initiative, under which state and local law enforcement are trained to identify suspicious behavior indicating terrorism-related...
- DHS Says New Review Is a Tool for Leadership to Link Programs with Missions. // TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;7/21/2010, Vol. 6 Issue 15, p2
The article focuses on the recently completed Bottom-Up Review (BUR) which gives the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) leadership a powerful tool for linking its programs and activities to its missions and functions. David Heyman, assistant secretary for Policy at DHS, says the BUR...
- DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY. // United States Government Manual;2007/2008, p232
The article offers information on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The agency is established to lead the effort to prevent and deter terrorist attacks in the U.S. It is also responsible in ensuring the safety and security of borders, welcoming lawful immigrants and visitors and...
- The color of fear. Wolpin, Bill // American City & County;Oct2004, Vol. 119 Issue 11, p8
Defines the problems facing the U.S. government in October 2004 through a color scheme. Similarity with the color advisory system devised by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to classify the degree of terrorist threats; Issues on the appropriation of critical infrastructure funding among...
- TOPOFF 3 Tests Nation's Preparedness. // GeoIntelligence;May/Jun2005, p10
Highlights the Operation Top Officials (TOPOFF) simulated emergency exercise sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on April 4-8, 2005 in Connecticut and New Jersey. Objective of TOPOFF; Simulated terrorist activities handled in TOPOFF; Composition of the teams that participated...
- Homeland security experts ask private sector for anti-terror technology. Ames, Ben // Military & Aerospace Electronics;Jun2003, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p1
Reports on the posting of a request by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for 50 types of anti-terror technology. Categories of the anti-terror tools; Demand for custom-design solutions; Detection and decontamination of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear agents.
- Keeping Us Safe. // Scholastic News -- Senior Edition;11/5/2001, Vol. 70 Issue 9, p2
Reports on the creation of the Office of Homeland Security by United States President George W. Bush designed to protect the country from further terrorist attacks.
- A Big Change for U.S. Government. // Scholastic News -- Senior Edition;12/13/2002, Vol. 71 Issue 12, p3
Reports on the creation of a U.S. Department of Homeland Security to help the government protect the nation against terrorist attacks.
- Mission impossible? Brumfiel, Geoff // Nature;9/5/2002, Vol. 419 Issue 6902, p10
Outlines the problems facing the research wing of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, which is to be given the task of defending the country against further terrorist attacks. Development of technologies that will detect a terrorist attack, determine its source and mitigate its effects;...