Category: Homeland Security News

BIORISKSGain-of-Function Studies Need Stricter Guidance: Researchers Published 18 May 2022 Researchers and biosecurity specialists are calling on the U.S. government to issue clearer guidance about experiments the government might fund which would make pathogens more transmissible or deadly. An article in Nature discusses calls by researchers and biosecurity specialists on the U.S. government to issue clearer guidance about

CYBERSECURITY EDUCATIONIBM, Historically Black Colleges Partner to Tackle Cybersecurity Talent Shortage Published 16 May 2022 In 2020, the talent shortage in the U.S. has more than tripled over ten years, with 69 percent of employers surveyed struggling to fill skilled positions. By September 2021, there were more than 1.2 million U.S. job vacancies postings in

AIThe Civil-Military Divide over Artificial Intelligence Published 16 May 2022 What factors influence how comfortable and uncomfortable software engineers feel with potential applications of AI for the U.S. military? Is there a correlation between the degree of trust that software engineers have in societal institutions—specifically, in DoD—and their perception of the acceptability of building AI

ENERGY SECURITYAMLO’s Lithium Grab and War on Green Energy Will Hurt North America By Shannon K. O’Neil Published 16 May 2022 Nationalizing Mexico’s lithium reserves and extending state control over electricity and energy will undermine the region’s prosperity and security. By reasserting state control over Mexico’s natural resources, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is once again