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Immigrant Advocates File Lawsuit Over Driver's License Data

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigrant advocates filed a lawsuit Wednesday over concerns that federal immigration agents could use state driver’s license databases to track down people for deportation. 476 more words

News

IWLA Chemical Council: Congress Passes CFATS, Improves Security at High-risk Chemical Facilities

The U.S. Congress passed and sent to the president’ desk for signature H.R. 4007, the Protecting and Securing Chemical Facilities from Terrorist Attacks Act of 2014. 112 more words

IWLA Home Front

Does Santa Cruz Need an Armored Rescue Vehicle?

I went to the Santa Cruz City Council last week expecting to hear about the “stay away” ordinance that may be adopted for city parks. As it would turn out, another issue proved to be so controversial that the council chambers were forced to close half way through the afternoon session due to citizen protest. 672 more words

Food For Thought

DHS admits catastrophic impact of EMP

F. Michael Maloof,  WND

130 million Americans at risk, yet feds have no national planning scenario in place. 605 more words

GOVERNMENT

Deadline extended for DHS Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative - Apply by January 9th!

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced the launch of the 2015 Secretary’s Honors Program Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative. This program is part of the department’s ongoing effort to develop the next generation of cyber talent, and in the coming months, DHS expects to place approximately 75 undergraduate volunteers in cybersecurity-focused assignments at more than 50 locations across the country. 55 more words

Cyber Forensics And Information Security

IWLA Supports Bill That Addresses Important Chemical Facility Security Issues

IWLA signed a letter to the U.S. Senate in support of H.R. 4007, the Protecting and Securing Chemical Facilities from Terrorist Attacks Act of 2014. 145 more words

Business Insight

Free Security Awareness Training for Financial Industry Executives

Security awareness will be a focus for banking regulators in 2015, with a focus on financial institutions’ C-suite executives and boards of directors.

It’s likely that an in-depth refresher program will be a must for many, as new regulations are more complex and put a strong emphasis on cybersecurity preparedness. 329 more words

BAI Security Blog