security

  • Avoid getting jammed up up north

    If you go north of the border, will you be able to get back?

  • Making TWIC more than a FlashPass

    The deadline for implementation of Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (or TWIC cards) has officially passed. Now, the Coast Guard is working to develop requirements for the card readers that will be deployed at ports across…

  • DorobekInsider.com: The AFCEA Bethesda Kundra speech — did he tell people to go around the CIO?

    I almost felt like the headline of this post should be: Did you hear what I heard? I mentioned that federal CIO Vivek Kundra spoke last week at AFCEA’s Bethesda chapter. (In fact, I’m going…

  • DorobekInsider.com: Stand by for no real news on the administration’s cyber-security review

    Not only was the administration telling people about the new chief performance officer/OMB deputy director of management and the Obama chief technology officer/director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, but… the…

  • Is It Safe?

    Airlines are rushing to add flights to Cuba after the Obama Administration announced changes in travel restrictions to the country. But are there any homeland security implications due to the change in policy? Dr. Dave…

  • National Security: how Tweet it is

    By Jane Norris FederalNewsRadio Are Facebook and Twitter essential to national security? Two researchers at the National Defense University say the answer is yes and they are calling on the Pentagon to use social media…

  • What’s a Czar to Do?

    The White House has named the nation’s first “border czar.” Former federal prosecutor Alan Bersin was named to the post yesterday. James Carafano is an expert in homeland security and defense at the Heritage Foundation.…

  • Could we be hacked back in time?

    Looking at real threats in an ether-based world

  • Internal Revenue’s Internal Audit

    How secure are the 98,000 desktop and laptop computers at the Internal Revenue Service? Peggy Begg is the Assistant Inspector General for Security and Information Technology Audits with the Treasury Department. She joins us to…

  • Biometrics Paves the Way

    How do you strike the balance between safe travel and security? Biometric appears to be the way. Biometrics involves technologies that measure and analyze human body characteristics, such as fingerprints, eye retinas and irises, voice…