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CBO: Implementation of New DHS NPPD Name Would Not Affect Gov’t Budget

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The Congressional Budget Office has said the enactment of a bill to rename the Department of Homeland Security‘s National Protection and Programs Directorate as the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Agency would not have what analysts called a “significant effect” on federal budget. CBO said in a cost estimate report published Wednesday the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure …

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DHS Sets $1.6B for FY 2016 Preparedness Grant Initiatives; Jeh Johnson Comments

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The Department of Homeland Security has allocated more than $1.6 billion in fiscal 2016 funds to both competitive and non-competitive preparedness grant programs that seek to help state, local, territorial and tribal agencies respond to disasters and other emergencies. “These 2016 homeland security grant allocations will support our partners at …

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Federal Times: DHS to Take Video Proposal Submissions from Contractors

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The Department of Homeland Security will start to accept video proposal submissions from contractors that want to show a visual aid with additional details as an alternative to traditional methods, Federal Times reported Tuesday. Kathleen Murphy writes the move supports the agency’s procurement innovation initiative and an overall DHS plan that looks to boost …

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Michael Rogers: Cyber Guard Exercise to Teach Defense/Economic Sectors About Cyber Strategies

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The Joint Chiefs of Staff-hosted Cyber Guard exercise has discussed lessons on possible cyber threat scenarios and response strategies, DoD News reported Saturday. Karen Parrish writes approximately 800 representatives from 100 organizations including the Department of Homeland Security, Defense Department, Federal Aviation Administration and FBI participated in the nine-day event. “I believe it’s our ability …

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DHS Releases Advisory Bulletin on Homegrown Violent Extremism

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The Department of Homeland Security has published a new National Terrorism Advisory System bulletin to inform the public of general trends or developments regarding terrorism. DHS said in its five-month bulletin released Wednesday it remains concerned that terrorists-inspired individuals and homegrown violent extremists could launch attacks inside the U.S. The department has also observed …

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