Category: Homeland Security News

Transportation SecurityU.S. Unveils New Cybersecurity Requirements for Rail, Air By Jeff Seldin Published 7 October 2021 DHS has unveiled new measures to make sure the U.S. air and surface transportation sectors will not be crippled by ransomware or cyberattacks. The new measures will apply to “higher risk” rail companies, “critical” airport operators, and air passenger

ResilienceProject to Look Below the Surface to Make NYC More Resilient Published 7 October 2021 Hurricanes Ida and Henri caused flooding in New York City, demonstrating the need for comprehensive, quickly accessible data about the spatial relationships between utility conduits, water and waste systems, fuel transit pipelines, transportation tunnels, and other infrastructure beneath our feet. Recent

PandemicInsights into COVID Vaccine Hesitancy Published 5 October 2021 Two recent studies looked at COVID-19 vaccine acceptance in minority groups and opinions around less-preferred vaccines, provide clues for how officials might better encourage immunization. Two JAMA Network Open studies last Thursday that looked at COVID-19 vaccine acceptance in minority groups and opinions around less-preferred vaccines provide clues for