Featured Homeland Stories

February 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman, SIGNAL Magazine

 

An advanced wind turbine generates electricity in Illinois. The Smart Power Infrastructure Demonstration for Energy Reliability and Security, or SPIDERS, project aims to use base energy sources to power an internal microgrid that would be secure from external cyberattacks.

February 2012
By Rita Boland, SIGNAL Magazine

 

Law enforcement plays a critical role in the homeland security enterprise. Officers combat terrorism in many ways similar to the military, and they have the most chances to interact with terrorists stateside by responding to crimes such as suspicious activity and traffic violations.

February 2012
By Max Cacas, SIGNAL Magazine

 
The agency’s intelligence office builds bridges with the law enforcement community.

February 2012
By Max Cacas, SIGNAL Magazine

 
Federal officials stage a nationwide test to develop a next-generation approach to informing citizens.

February 2012
By George I. Seffers, SIGNAL Magazine

 

A U.S. Coast Guard reservist patrols the Delaware River near the Salem Nuclear Power Plant in Salem, New Jersey. An effort underway at Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, is designed to foster better data sharing between nuclear facilities and state agencies in case of an emergency.

December 2011
By Max Cacas, SIGNAL Magazine

 

The National Cybersecurity and Communications and Integration Center, Department of Homeland Security, is in Arlington, Virginia. Photo courtesy of Federal News Radio.

Global network technologies challenge the U.S. agency that must protect them.