homelandsecurity.org, a Web site by The Anser Institute for Homeland Security, a public service research institute, presents information regarding deterrence, prevention, preemption, crisis management, consequence management, attribution and retaliation. The site’s Journal of Homeland Security and weekly e-mail newsletter provide current headlines regarding security and Homeland Defense issues.
Worth a click: The site’s state resources page links to all U.S. states and territories and provides current state updates.
globalsecurity.org was developed to focus on innovative approaches to the emerging security challenges of the new millennium. “The organization seeks to reduce reliance on nuclear weapons and the risk of their use — both by existing nuclear weapons states and those states seeking to acquire such capabilities.”
Worth a click: Picture of the week.
ciao.gov is the official site of the Critical Infrastructure Assurance Office. The CIAO’s primary areas of focus are to “raise issues that cut across industry sectors and ensure a cohesive approach to achieving continuity in delivering critical infrastructure services.” The CIAO site includes links to the latest news on public affairs, the industry, federal, state and local government, and education.
Worth a click: The speaker’s bureau link provides the biography of the director of the CIAO.
domesticpreparedness.com is an on-line forum providing a centralized site dealing with issues, policies and technology of domestic preparedness professionals. The site highlights viewpoints, a press center and a HazMat WMD discussion list.
Worth a click: The Exhibit Hall is an on-line tradeshow of virtual booths representing several security companies and their products.
tsa.gov is the official site of the Transportation Security Administration. The TSA “protects the nation’s transportation systems to ensure freedom of movement for people and commerce.” The site provides information for federal and local government representatives looking to access security regulations and relevant information relating to transportation security activities. Information is provided for users in the security and law enforcement, transportation, and travelers and consumers sectors and includes security operations and new transportation security laws.
Worth a click: A daily “What’s Hot” section provides links to daily updates and news in the transportation security industry.