Monthly Archives: July 2012

Human Trafficing News July 27, 2012

Human trafficking: organized crime and the multibillion dollar sale of people The exploitation of human beings is a highly lucrative business for organized criminal groups. As a new UNODC campaign launched this week highlights, it is an illicit market which … Continue reading

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection News July 27, 2012

Global Entry Successfully Deployed at Preclearance Airports in Ireland U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Global Entry Program has officially expanded to the other side of the world. After much anticipation, Global Entry (GE) kiosks were put into production at … Continue reading

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Terrorism News July 24, 2012

WMD Training Workshop Tests Massive Response WMD disaster scenario illustrates the need to train with fellow first responders.

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Old Guys in the Military

I am over 60 and the Armed Forces think I’m too old to track down terrorists. You can’t be older than 42 to join the military. They’ve got the whole thing ass-backwards. Instead of sending 18-year olds off to fight, … Continue reading

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Human Trafficing News July 16, 2012

Cambodia: UN Trust Fund helps NGO to reintegrate children trafficked for exploitation The thriving cross-border trade in Poipet, a Cambodian town on the Cambodia – Thailand border, attracts many migrant families from other parts of Cambodia. However, the lack of … Continue reading

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FBI Counter Terrorism News July 15, 2012

Inside the Denver JTTF, Part 2 Colorado’s fusion center is a key partner for our Joint Terrorism Task Force in Denver. Inside the Denver JTTF, Part 1 A 2009 case reveals the essential role of the Joint Terrorism Task Force … Continue reading

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Computer Crime and Malware News July 15, 2012

Yahoo security breach shocks experts Company failed to take even basic precautions to stop 450,000 usernames and passwords from being exposed Apple App Store gets first malware app Apple's app screening fails as malware app gets onto App Store Smartphone, … Continue reading

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection News July 15, 2012

New Season of National Geographic’s ‘Border Wars’ The National Geographic Channel’s hit TV show Border Wars is kicking off a fourth season of shows Monday, July 9. The reality show follows U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel as they perform … Continue reading

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Homeland Security News July 15, 2012

Readout of Secretary Napolitano’s Remarks at the Council of Governors Meeting Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate today traveled to Williamsburg, Va. to participate in the Council of Governors Meeting. Secretary Napolitano … Continue reading

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