Category: Homeland Security News

CYBERSECURITYNew Computing Security Architecture Protects Sensitive Private Data Published 15 July 2022 Protecting sensitive information on the internet has become an essential feature for computing architectures. Applications that process such data must trust the system software they rely on, such as operating systems and hypervisors, but such system software is complex and often has vulnerabilities

FloodsWarning System for Dangerous Heavy Rain and Flash Floods Published 18 July 2022 In recent years, there have been repeated flash floods in Germany, some with devastating effects, which have been triggered by localized heavy rainfall. New project aims to provide prototypical warnings at different spatial scales, from the whole of Germany to individual federal

WATER SECURITYWater Resources to Become Less Predictable with Climate Change Published 18 July 2022 Many regions of Earth rely on the accumulation of snow during the winter and subsequent melting in the spring and summer for regulating runoff and streamflow. Water resources will fluctuate increasingly and become more and more difficult to predict in snow-dominated

CHINA WATCHChina Escalating Campaign of Intimidation, Harassment of Chinese Dissidents in U.S. By Masood Farivar Published 15 July 2022 Last week, the U.S. Justice Department announced the indictment of one former and one current DHS agents who were recruited to help the Chinese government’s campaign of harassment targeting U.S.-based critics. This was not the first

TERRORISM2021: More than 400 Were Convicted of Terrorism Offenses in EU Countries Published 15 July 2022 EUROPOL the other day published the European Union Terrorism Situation and Trend Report 2022 (TE–SAT). It provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date intelligence picture on terrorism in the European Union. In 2021, European courts convicted 423 individuals for  terrorist

CYBERSECURITYNew Computing Security Architecture Protects Sensitive Private Data Published 15 July 2022 Protecting sensitive information on the internet has become an essential feature for computing architectures. Applications that process such data must trust the system software they rely on, such as operating systems and hypervisors, but such system software is complex and often has vulnerabilities

WAR IN UKRAINEUkraine’s Homegrown Response to “Deadly” Chinese Drone Detection Tech Published 15 July 2022 Ukrainian forces have been using drones for tracking the movement of Russian forces, and armed drones to attack Russian tanks, trucks, and artillery batteries. But the effectiveness of the drones has been limited by a Chinese drone-tracking technology called AeroScope.

DEMOCRACY WATCHWere Participants in the Jan. 6 Attack Extremists? Protesters? Patriots? By Juan Siliezar Published 15 July 2022 Survey finds most view the rioters negatively, but much depends on how you feel about Black Lives Matter and gun ownership. American views of the Jan. 6 Capitol attack do not vary much by race overall, but