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  • Would Russia Use Bioweapons in Ukraine? June 28, 2022
    6/28/22 BIOWEAPONS Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments In March, not long after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began, claims from the Kremlin of a U.S.-funded bioweapon program in Ukraine flooded global media. read more
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  • The Strategic Relevance of Cybersecurity Skills June 28, 2022
    6/28/22 ARGUMENT: DIGITAL WORKFORCE Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  0 Evidence suggests there is a global cybersecurity skills shortage affecting businesses and governments alike, which means that organizations are struggling to fill their cybersecurity vacancies. read more
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  • U.K. Extremists Sentenced to More Than 30 Years Imprisonment June 28, 2022
    6/28/22 EXTREMISM Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments Four people, who advocated racist violence and the manufacture and possession of weapons, have been sentenced at Sheffield, U.K., Crown Court to more than 30 years imprisonment on Thursday, June 23rd. Daniel Wright, Liam Hall, Stacey Salmon and Samuel Whibley were found guilty of a combined total […]
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  • Will Closing the “Boyfriend Loophole” in Gun Legislation Save lives? Here’s What the Research Says June 24, 2022
    6/24/22 GUN SAFETY Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments The U.S. Congress has passed a bipartisan gun safety bill, representing the first federal gun safety legislation to be passed in a generation. read more
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  • Public Safety Experts Warn: NYC’s Crime-Fighting Strategy Could Backfire June 24, 2022
    6/24/22 CRIME FIGHTING Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments James Essig, the chief of detectives for the New York Police Department, stepped up to the podium to explain how officers had solved a crime. Less than a week before, on 9 January 2022, just after midnight, 19-year-old Kristal Bayron Nieves had been shot to death […]
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  • Firearms: Weapons of Choice for Domestic Extremists June 24, 2022
    6/24/22 EXTREMISM Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments Every year, extremists overwhelmingly use guns to carry out their deadly attacks. In any given year, more people are killed by extremists who use firearms than those who choose any other weapon. In fact, over the past decade, shootings accounted for 75 percent of the deaths at the […]
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  • Insights into Blockchain Vulnerabilities June 24, 2022
    6/24/22 CYBERSECURITY Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments Distributed ledger technology, such as blockchains, has become more prevalent across a variety of contexts over the past decade. The premise is that blockchains operate securely without any centralized control and that they are immutable or unsusceptible to change. read more
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  • NIST Champlain Towers South Investigation June 24, 2022
    6/24/22 BUILDING COLLAPSE Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Construction Safety Team (NCST) investigating the June 24, 2021, partial collapse of the Champlain Towers South building in Surfside, Florida, is preparing to begin invasive testing and preparation of physical evidence collected from the collapse site. read more
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  • The Administration’s New Vision for the National Flood Insurance Program June 24, 2022
    6/24/22 FLOOD INSURANCE Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments The Biden administration is proposing a major overhaul to the National Flood Insurance Program, or NFIP — the main source of insurance for homeowners who are required to or choose to obtain coverage for flooding. read more
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  • 3D X-Ray Makes it Easier to Detect Hidden Explosive Weapons June 24, 2022
    6/24/22 EXPLOSIVES DETECTION Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments As summer officially kicks off, many people are preparing to travel for vacations, to visit loved ones, or for business. To make these trips seamless and safer, the Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) says it is developing, implementing, and ensuring the effectiveness of cutting-edge screening equipment and protocols […]
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