Category: Homeland Security News

DetectionInnovative Chemical Weapons Detection Technology Published 18 March 2021 An innovative new chemical detection technology called SEDONA, or SpEctroscopic Detection of Nerve Agents, was recognized as a 2020 R&D 100 Award-winner.When deployed at security checkpoints, border crossings, and ports of entry across the country, SEDONA will enhance DHS’s abilities to detect and intercept dangerous chemicals

DetectionHarnessing Earth’s Magnetic Field to Detect Chemicals Published 18 March 2021 A newly designed spectroscopy instrument allows scientists, industry, and governments to decipher even trace amounts of chemicals using the Earth’s own magnetic field. The portable tool will help scientists, industry, and governments easily detect and identify trace amounts of chemicals. A Los Alamos National Laboratory-designed

Anti-Asian crimesCall for Action on Hate Crimes and Racism Against Asian-Americans Published 18 March 2021 The Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders in National Security, founded in 2021, is a grassroots initiative which seeks to advance discourse, develop policy, and implement solutions to combat the surge of hate crimes and racism against Asian-Americans in the United States.

DetectionInnovative Chemical Weapons Detection Technology Published 18 March 2021 An innovative new chemical detection technology called SEDONA, or SpEctroscopic Detection of Nerve Agents, was recognized as a 2020 R&D 100 Award-winner.When deployed at security checkpoints, border crossings, and ports of entry across the country, SEDONA will enhance DHS’s abilities to detect and intercept dangerous chemicals

ExtremismRacially Motivated Violent Extremists Pose Most Lethal Domestic Threat: U.S. Intelligence Published 17 March 2021 Domestic violent extremists pose the most serious threat to public safety, says the unclassified summary of an intelligence community report released Wednesday. The intelligence report, echoing academic studies, stressed that white supremacists – to which the report also refers as