Archives: April, 2015

Doug Bedell — April 6, 2015, 9:24 am

Counterfeiting Continued as a Concern in 2014

Counterfeiting’s an aspect of security we don’t often touch on. But it’s a big concern. Government Security News (GSN) notes that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has tallied $1.2 billion in 23,000 seizures of fake products in fiscal 2014 by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security […]

Doug Bedell — April 1, 2015, 10:36 am

Nuclear-Inclusive Drills Should Be the Rule

A worthy exercise in San Diego: The Department Homeland Security advises that, during March in San Diego, CA, federal, state and local law enforcement agencies along with first responders participated in a drill involving detection of nuclear materials on small maritime vessels. They used “human portable handheld and backpack detection equipment.” Capacity to detect possible […]