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DHS Launches Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano yesterday launched the “Blue Campaign”—a DHS-wide initiative to combat human trafficking through public awareness, victim-assistance programs, and law-enforcement training and efforts. “The battle against human trafficking is a shared responsibility involving the department’s federal, state, local and tribal law enforcement partners, nonprofit and …

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Cyber Czar Howard Schmidt Highligths Progress in Cybersecurity

The White House yesterday released a progress report on what concrete steps have been taken to make cyberspace a more secure place, highlighting identity authentication, a comprehensive cyber incident response plan, and new performance metrics introduced by the Federal Information Management Security Act. Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt yesterday hosted an …

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Interagency Effort to Combat IP Theft

The Department of Justice has joined forces with other government departments and agencies as part of the Obama administration’s effort to combat theft of intellectual property, Attorney General Eric Holder announced yesterday. Together with administration officials, DOJ has developed key aspects of the first-ever Joint Strategic Plan on Intellectual Property …

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