NGA’s map to put a world of geospatial intell in one place

By 2018, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency envisions a seamless, dynamic Map of the World (MoW) that enables users across the Intelligence Community to visualize and access integrated intelligence content fixed to accurate and authoritative geographic features on Earth.

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DHS Cybersecurity Program Finds Few Takers

Last year, President Obama directed the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to open a program for sharing classified and unclassified cybersecurity information to 16 “critical infrastructure” sectors, including state and local governments. But word of the information-sharing initiative doesn’t seem to be reaching state security officials. 

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FBI names counter-terrorism as No. 1 concern

The Atlanta FBI Field Office director met with heads of several law enforcement agencies Friday to discuss their priorities. James Comey said his agency’s number one concern is counter-terrorism.

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Singapore, Australia to boost intelligence sharing on jihadis

Australia and Singapore vowed Friday to enhance intelligence sharing in the face of growing fears about the threat posed by jihadist citizens returning home after fighting in Syria and Iraq.

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Agencies train on counter-terrorism tactics

Police agencies trained together this week to detect, respond and defeat maritime threats. The training sessions focused on counter-terrorism tactics, and were performed on and around the waterways throughout the county and city.

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15,000 Civil Defence Personnel Trained on Counter-terrorism

As part of their contribution to the operations of the Joint Task Force (JTF), the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has trained over 15,000 of their personnel in counter-terrorism operations.

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US agencies to release cyberthreat information faster to the health-care industry

U.S government agencies will work to release cyberthreat information faster to the health-care industry after a massive breach at hospital operator Community Health Systems, representatives of two agencies said.

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Facing a Breach, UPS Delivers Smart Cybersecurity Moves

United Parcel Service Inc. announced late Wednesday that it had suffered a data breach exposing customer information, but the unusual part of the news was that it caught and held the breach to just 1 percent of its stores nationwide, affecting about 105,000 customers.

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East Midlands and CERT-UK launch first regional information sharing partnership for business

The UK’s first regional scheme to bring businesses and academia together with police and government to share and report cyber-security information has been launched in the East Midlands.

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NNSA, Sultanate of Oman Conduct WMD Terrorism-Related Commodities Workshop and Counterterrorism Tabletop Exercise

Recognizing the shared threat posed by weapons of mass destruction (WMD) terrorism across the globe, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and the Sultanate of Oman today announced the completion of a week-long Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRNe) Commodity Identification Training and Interdiction Tabletop Exercise at the Royal Oman Police (ROP) Customs Academy in Muscat. The course was a collaboration between U.S. and Omani officials that brought together interagency officials to strengthen their capacity to detect and interdict smuggled CBRNe-related materials, components, and equipment that could be used in a terrorist act.

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