UK security services foiled 19 major terror attacks over past two years, says Sajid Javid

UK security services have foiled 19 major terror attacks over the past two years, Home Secretary Sajid Javid has revealed. During a speech in which he confirmed plans to look at designating parts of Syria and possibly West Africa as terror Read More …

State emergency response teams to receive $6.5 million in Homeland Security grants

Four types of emergency response teams across the state will receive federal Homeland Security Program grant funds, and several cities and counties will receive funds to enhance the capabilities of vital emergency response teams and protect critical infrastructure in their Read More …

DHS awards Booz Allen $1 billion cybersecurity contract

The Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday it is awarding a $1.03 billion contract to Booz Allen Hamilton to boost cybersecurity vulnerability detection and mitigation in six federal agencies. Why it matters: Almost 75% of agencies are vulnerable to cyberattacks because they don’t Read More …

Milipol Qatar – the region’s leading international event dedicated to homeland security and civil defence in the Middle East

Milipol Qatar, the region’s leading international event dedicated to homeland security and civil defence in the Middle East returns for its 12th edition from 29-31 October at Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC) and will be held under the patronage of Read More …

Concerned by budget cuts, senators push DHS nominee for answers

Many Democrats on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee are skeptical the Homeland Security Department will use the results from cost benefit analyses and other pilot studies to inform operational and budgetary decisions about the department’s new immigration and Read More …