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A new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office recently found that U.S. weapon systems developed between 2012 and 2017 have “mission critical” cyber vulnerabilities.


Last Wednesday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) carried out the first successful test of the "Presidential Alert," a text message sent simultaneously to all cell phones nationwide.

October means many things. There is the coming of Halloween, cooler temperatures and shorter days. October is also National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM).

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has resigned and will leave her post by the end of the year, CNN reported today.

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Emergency and disaster management briefing for Oct. 17, 2018: The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut Earthquake Drill to be held on October 18 is meant to encourage preparedness and safety for families and communities – and more news.

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Despite more than 1000 people still missing one week after Hurricane Michael struck the Florida Panhandle and the resulting devastation, the region has begun taking steps to return life to normal.

Air Force Col. Nick Hague, the NASA astronaut who survived last week's failed launch and emergency landing, knew he needed to stay calm.

With stunned faces and tears, residents of hard-hit Mexico Beach returned home for the first time Wednesday about a week after Hurricane Michael hit.

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By Jason Whitehead

Getting posted at the law library can seem unimportant, but correctional officers should be aware of inmates involved in the sovereign citizen movement. Here are some documents and writings officers should be on the look out for. 


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VACCINE
Technology and Forensics: The Future of Law Enforcement Sponsored By VACCINE

This On-Demand presentation focuses on the various types of forensics within the framework of training academies, colleges, and universities and how to prepare individuals for the shift from traditional to digital forensics including the use of an alternate interaction methodology, Visual Analytics by Demonstration, which allows people to provide visual demonstrations to interactively explore data in visual analytic applications.

Purdue University
Harnessing the Power of TEVUS: Assessing lone-wolf drone terror threats with the Terrorism and Extremist Violence in the United States (TEVUS) Portal Sponsored By Purdue University

This On-Demand presentation will introduce participants to the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), the TEVUS Portal, and the TEVUS Database. The Terrorism and Extremist Violence in the United States (TEVUS) Portal is a free, public-facing online interface and visualization tool that compiles behavioral, geographic, and temporal characteristics of extremist violence in the U.S. dating back to 1970.

American Military University (AMU)
Social Media and It’s Many Uses: From Information Collection to Humanitarian and Disaster Assistance, and More Sponsored By American Military University

The use of social media has become a vital part of information collection that contributes to the situational awareness of the intelligence, law enforcement, and other communities. As with any information collection method, there are inherent concerns with privacy and oversight. This On-Demand presentation will look at procedures and challenges associated with collecting data through social media.

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