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Napolitano Announces DHS Cyber Workforce Initiative

The Department of Homeland Security’s advisory council will launch a new effort focusing on developing the cyber workforce, Secretary Janet Napolitano announced Wednesday. She met with industry and small business representatives at a White House event June 6. DHS said she mentioned the department’s collaboration with universities and private sector businesses …

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Napolitano Sees Air Travelers Keeping Shoes On In the Future

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Tuesday she could see a future where air travelers do not have to remove their shoes at security checkpoints. However, the technology to scan shoe-wearing passengers for bombs does not exist yet and may not be available in the near future, Napolitano said. The …

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Ahead of Irene, DHS & FEMA Call Local Leaders

Hurricane Irene is putting the east coast on notice this weekend and putting the federal government on overdrive in its preparations. The federal government made one step in its preparations Thursday by convening a call with governors in seven states along the Atlantic coast, plus five mayors. Homeland Security Secretary …

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TSA Funds Enhance Security and Create Jobs

In an effort to strengthen the Transportation Security Administration’s security efforts and employment opportunities, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced yesterday approximately $56 million of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds will be allocated to the Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Orlando International Airport and St. Louis International …

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