Tagged: industry

Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Program: What You Need to Know

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) implements the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) regulations [H.R. 4007, the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Authorization and Accountability Act of 2014], which regulate security at high-risk facilities possessing more than baseline amounts of one or more ‘chemicals of interest’. ‘Chemicals of interest’ are...

New Orleans Index at Eight: Measuring Greater New Orleans' Progress Toward Prosperity

The Greater New Orleans Community Data Center has released a report tracking the recovery of the New Orleans metro area eight years after Hurricane Katrina and the levee failures. The report, New Orleans Index at Eight: Measuring Greater New Orleans' Progress Toward Prosperity, "provides the most up-to-date data on New...

Targeted Technologies: Protecting the Nation Against the Threat of Stolen Tech

As our ability to share information increases every year, so too does the threat that our sensitive or secret technologies will be stolen by other nations. It is an important national security issue that requires accurate reporting in order to address issues related to stolen tech. The United States Defense...

Access Denied: How the Gun Lobby is Depriving Police, Policy Makers, and the Public of the Data We Need to Prevent Gun Violence

Mayors Against Illegal Guns released a report titled, Access Denied: How the Gun Lobby is Depriving Police, Policy Makers, and the Public of the Data We Need to Prevent Gun Violence. The new report investigates “the efforts by the gun lobby, with the cooperation of Congress, to suppress data and...

Targeting U.S. Technologies: A Security Assessment

The Defense Security Service (DSS) has released their newest report, “Targeting U.S. Technologies: A Trend Analysis of Reporting from Defense Industry.” This annual report provides DSS findings on foreign attempts to access and collect “sensitive or classified DoD information and technologies resident in cleared industry.” The DoD considers these illicit...