Archive for January, 2011

Secretary Napolitano Announces "If You See Something, Say Something" Campaign at Super Bowl XLV

Secretary Napolitano joined National Football League (NFL) Vice President of Security Milt Ahlerich and Arlington, Texas Chief of Police Theron Bowman to announce a new partnership to bring the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) “If You See Someth…

Secretary Napolitano’s Remarks on Border Security at the University of Texas at El Paso

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today delivered remarks at the University of Texas at El Paso highlighting the Department’s unprecedented efforts over the past two years to secure the Southwest border by deploying historic levels of man…

Remarks on Border Security at the University of Texas at El Paso

Secretary Napolitano spoke about border security at the University of Texas at El Paso.

The Control Side of Control Systems Security

Beyond the Control System Cyber-Security: What Should the Process do?

Kip Hawley: Compliance with security procedures is not enough

from: latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-hawley-tsa-20110129,0,5091218.story Plugging the airport security gaps Post-9/11 security has done its job, but we must continue to adapt. To foil endlessly resourceful terrorists, we need to improve in t…

An image of homeland security – 2011

Here (thanks to the folks at Wordle) is a portrait of Secretary Napolitano’s state of homeland security speech.  The size of each word is proportional to the number of time it appears in the speech (common English words are removed).

The Washington Post and many others are learning the wrong lesson. This was not an evacuation failure. It was a shelter-in-place failure

Today’s lead editorial in the Washington Post is blistering — it also neglects the most valuable lesson to be learned from an admittedly hard knock. NO OFFICIAL EXCUSE, rationalization or explanation can justify the terrible – and in …

The Washington Post and many others are learning the wrong lesson. This was not an evacuation failure. It was a shelter-in-place failure

Today’s lead editorial in the Washington Post is blistering — it also neglects the most valuable lesson to be learned from an admittedly hard knock. NO OFFICIAL EXCUSE, rationalization or explanation can justify the terrible – and in …

Readout of Secretary Napolitano’s Visit to London

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today visited London to meet with international colleagues to discuss ongoing collaboration between the United States, the United Kingdom and other international partners to strengthen the security of the…

Napolitano says we will have the resources. Are we ready for the responsibility?

Yesterday Secretary Napolitano gave a “State of Homeland Security” address at The George Washington University.  Her prepared remarks are available from the DHS website. I expect most news stories have focused on the replacement of the col…