The Department of Homeland Security has failed to follow many of its own cybersecurity policies, exposing the agency’s networks to unnecessary risks, according to federal auditors. An inspector general’s report last month faulted the department for using outdated security controls and Internet connections that are not verified as trustworthy, as well as for not reviewing […]
Photo via Flickr user arvind grover On Thursday, the Toronto Star reported that a 50-year-old paraplegic woman may have been barred from visiting the United States due to her history of mental health issues. Apparently, last week Ellen Richardson attempted to fly from Toronto to New York City en route to a Caribbean cruise. Show More Summary
Location-aware tech is rapidly becoming a part of our lives, but it could also turn each of us into an early warning threat-detection system for a government that's always watching. Location-based services are great for things like discounts at nearby restaurants, or a heads-up for traffic, or tracking a morning jog. Show More Summary
President Obama last week nominated Food and Drug Administration official John Roth to serve as inspector general of the Department of Homeland Security, attempting to fill a position that has remained vacant for nearly three years. Roth, who has lead the FDA’s criminal-investigations office since 2012, would replace acting inspector general Charles Edwards, who is […]
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Oversight and Government Reform National Security Subcommittee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) sent a letter Monday to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting SecretaryShow More Summary
The Washington Times and one of its former reporters, Audrey Hudson, sued the Department of Homeland Security on Thursday, accusing federal agents of illegally seizing the newspaper’s reporting materials during the execution of a search...Show More Summary
But what are the priorities and the politics of this drastic effort? Top priorities for the White House include the confirmation in December of Jeh Johnson as secretary of homeland security, Mel Watt to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency and Janet Yellen to chair the Federal Reserve, according to a White House official. Show More Summary
The Washington Times | The Daily Caller The Washington Times and Audrey Hudson have filed suit against the Department of Homeland Security, saying an agent from the Coast Guard Investigative Service took Hudson’s notes illegally, Kellan Howell reports. Alex … Read more
A Senate committee today quickly approved the nomination of former U.S. Department of Defense general counsel Jeh Johnson to be secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Less than a minute after the committee met, the members used a...
The admission of known Iraqi terrorists to the United States as refugees is just one more accomplishment that is the sorry legacy of Janet Napolitano and the Department of Homeland Security.
A federal investigator who highlighted concerns about alleged overtime abuses by Department of Homeland Security employees expressed skepticism in recent days over the agency’s efforts to address the issue. U.S. Special Counsel Carolyn...Show More Summary
On homeland security, people say that we have to be on top of things 100 percent of the time, while our foes need only be successful once. The need for perfection is daunting, especially when operating with a large bureaucracy in which things fall through the cracks. Imagine then how the White House must approach Obamacare. It […]
Old Trooper sends us a link from ABC News in regards to the Department of Homeland Security’s program for continued employment. According to the report, they’ve let into this country more than a few terrorists; An intelligence tip initially led the FBI to Waad Ramadan Alwan, 32, in 2009. The Iraqi had claimed to be […]
Since Brittany Murphy‘s shocking death in 2009, national security whistleblower and friend of the actress, Julia Davis, has alleged that Homeland Security is actually responsible for the… READ ON
During the annual meeting of the Houston Ship Channel Security District (HSCSD) November 21, 2013, public safety, homeland security and police agencies will
Although Department of Homeland Security (DHS) procurement officer Ayo Kimathi was "exposed...four months ago for running a website that espouses the mass murder of whites," National Journal reports he "has still not been fired." According to National Journal, Kimathi was exposed by The Southern Poverty Law Center. Show More Summary
Submitted by Simon Black of Sovereign Man blog, Senator Tom Carper (Delaware) is confused about Bitcoin. As Chairman of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, this is how Carper framed his opening remarks yesterday at a hearing about digital currencies– with complete, incoherent confusion. Show More Summary
This has been a big week for Bitcoin. On Monday, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs held the first-ever Congressional hearing on Bitcoin. Later in the day, the currency's value reached an all-time high of more than $800. Read … Continue reading ?
During the annual meeting of the Houston Ship Channel Security District (HSCSD) November 21, public safety, homeland security and police agencies will display infrastructure
A new report says that “Clueless” actress Brittany Murphy and her husband may have been poisoned. Why should you care? Because of the bizarre interface of this story with overbearing governmental conduct targeting a Homeland Security whistleblower. Above: Brittany Murphy From the New York Daily News: New toxicology results paid for by the father of [...]