Amit Yoran, Cyber Security Advisor

On March 3, 2005;’s John F. Morton and Martin Masiuk visited with Amit Yoran, until last fall the head of the National Cyber Security Division in the DHS (Department of Homeland Security) Information Analysis and Infrastructure Protection Directorate, a position he held for a year. Prior to that, he was

Rosie the Riveter and Homeland Security

Rosie the Riveter was the poster girl for the U S arsenal of democracy that played a major role in the WWII Allied victory She has been recalled to active duty in the U S led global war on terrorism and last week made a personal appearance at the Home

EMS in the Fire Service – A New Trend in Patient Care

Tomorrow 8217 s fire departments will still fight the flames first But then they will have otherburning problems to cope with 8211 chemical spills for example and a fast growing spectrum of biological hazards now available over the counter or at the local ter

GIS Solutions for Medium and Small Law-Enforcement Agencies

The new crop of GIS Geographic Information Systems programs are compact affordable and immensely useful The local patrol car can use them to check property records the underground infrastructure and even the names and breeds of neighborhood dogs

First-Responder Accreditation: The Pros and Cons

States cities and the federal government are moving at flank speed to upgrade their various and varying domestic preparedness and counterterrorism capabilities But are they moving in lockstep and headed toward the same goal No one knows

A Note From the Publisher

Responding to the whirlwind of change that has engulfed the field of domestic preparedness since the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001 DomPrep Com has revised and expanded its mission its audience and the scope of its coverage Readers 8217 comments

Protecting U.S. Ports: A Challenge of Staggering Magnitude

The U S Coast Guard the world 8217 s foremost lifesaving agency is facing probably the most difficult task that has ever confronted the multi mission service ensuring U S port security in the new age of terrorism Failure is not an option USCG resources

Business Continuity Planning Standards: A Search for Normalcy

Acceptance of prevailing standards often means we have no standards of our own. ~ Jean Toomer (1894 – 1967) U.S. author, poetWhat is a standard? More specifically, what is a Business Continuity (BC) standard? In general, standards provide preparedness models that private-sector organizations can use when they want to establish


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