Archives: April, 2019

Doug Bedell — April 5, 2019, 9:10 am

President Trump Issues an Order on Being Prepared for an EMP (If That’s Even Possible)

There’s no denying the importance of a security action taken by President Trump – an executive order he’s issued on preparing America to survive an electromagnetic pulse (EMP). In Homeland Security notes that EMPs “are not a new concern” – just one so menacing that it’s hard to know how to begin describing one that […]

Doug Bedell — April 3, 2019, 4:23 pm

Bruce Schneier Recommends a Read, If you Have the Time, of Course

Bruce Schneier is such a renowned security guru that when he recommends immersion in a report like “Personal Data: Political Persuasion, Inside the influence Industry. How it works.”, we should all turn to it. Trouble is, the text is many pages long, so we can only recommend it if you have the time for sampling […]

Doug Bedell — April 1, 2019, 10:41 am

Janet Napolitano Lists ‘the Big Security Threats’

What are the big security threats in our times? Janet Napolitano, the former Secretary of Homeland Security should know. She sees them as global warming and climate change, cyber security and attacks on U.S. elections, and “the rise of mass gun violence”. Her views are presented on the In Homeland Security blog. If they make […]