Tag Archives: National Terrorism Advisory System

DHS’ Christopher Krebs on Iran’s Potential Cyber Retaliation

Christopher Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), said in a podcast Thursday that an immediate attack from Iran’s cyber threat actors would have occurred by now in retaliation for the death of Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani as a result of a drone strike, Fifth Domain reported Saturday.

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DHS Outlines Efforts to Fight Domestic Terrorism

The Department of Homeland Security has outlined four ways that the department works to mitigate domestic terrorism. DHS said Wednesday its office for community partnerships conducts briefings, exercises, workshops and training to educate and help communities fight domestic terror threats. OCP’s Countering Violent Extremism grant program funds initiatives to address violent …

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DHS Releases Advisory Bulletin on Homegrown Violent Extremism

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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DHS to End Color-coded Warning System

In an address last week, Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced the agency would end the color-coded terrorist alert system later this year. Instead, the department’s new plan can be summed up under the theme: The government can’t do it alone. “This means that the days are numbered for …

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