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Napolitano to Discuss Global Aviation Security in Nigeria

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will travel to Abuja, Nigeria, to meet with her African counterparts and officials from the International Civil Aviation Organization to discuss ways to enhance global aviation security, Homeland Security Press Secretary Clark Stevens announced yesterday. At the invitation of the Nigerian government, Napolitano …

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Napolitano to Visit Spain to Discuss Terrorism, Transnational Crime

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano will travel to Madrid, Spain to attend the U.S.-European Union Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial Troika meeting, where she will discuss international cooperation to protect against terrorism and transnational crime, Press Secretary Clark Stevens announced yesterday. Napolitano will assess progress made on the joint …

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Napolitano Delivers Remarks at Women in Law Enforcement Ceremony

Honoring the service and sacrifices of women in law enforcement, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano today delivered remarks to female law enforcement agents and officers from across the department at the U.S. Secret Service’s headquarters. Napolitano spoke about her own career as a woman in law enforcement—including her …

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Secretary Napolitano Pushes Immigration Reform

The Department of Homeland Security Secretary, Janet Napolitano, met with stakeholders last Friday, March 19, to talk about immigration reform. The goal was to work together to make steps towards creating a new and improved system. Involved in the meeting were members of Congress, representatives from the faith community, law …

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Janet Napolitano

Janet Napolitano is the third secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. She leads the nation’s collective efforts to secure it from various threats, including terrorism and natural disasters. To counter the threat of terrorism, Napolitano has forged new partnerships with international allies and expanded information sharing with federal, state …

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Napolitano Calls for Cybersecurity Awareness

Last week, Secretary Napolitano announced the “National Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign Challenge.” This initiative will call upon industry leaders as well as the public to give ideas on how to enhance cybersecurity awareness. In her address at a conference in San Francisco, Napolitano declared, “We need to recognize that those answers …

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Secretary Napolitano Calls for SBInet Reassessment

Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano has called for a reassessment of SBInet, the virtual border fence program. SBInet is an $8 billion electronic surveillance system, first contracted by Boeing in September 2006. According to Federal News Radio, the goal of the program is to “use technology, including cameras, sensors, advanced detection …

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Report: Jeh Johnson to Be Chosen Homeland Security Secretary

President Barack Obama plans to nominate former Defense Department General Counsel Jeh Johnson as the next homeland security secretary, The Daily Beast reported Thursday. Daniel Klaidman writes that if confirmed, Johnson would become the fourth DHS secretary and succeed Janet Napolitano, who resigned in September to join the University of California System as …

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DHS Opens New Coast Guard HQ in DC

The U.S. Coast Guard has moved into its new headquarters in Washington, DC Monday, as part of the first phase of the Department of Homeland Security‘s headquarters consolidation plan, Fierce Government IT reports Wednesday. Zach Rausnitz writes that the first phase also included a 2,000-car parking garage and perimeter security. …

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