Articles By Anthony Kimery

Anthony Kimery is the former Editor-in-Chief and co-founder of Homeland Security Today. He managed the magazine, daily online news operations and wrote the award-winning "Kimery Report," which covered a broad spectrum of HS-related issues, from public health preparedness to intelligence collection. He has 30-plus years of broad institutional knowledge and expertise in homeland/national security matters and issues as an editor, analyst, and consultant. He also serves as Advisory Board Member of Mississippi College’s Center for Counterterrorism Studies.

 

‘Strange Occurrences’ highlight insider threats to aviation security, TSA warns

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently issued a special bulletin in which it raised concerns about insider threats following the…

 

Concerns raised about voting infrastructure security in mid-term elections

In the wake of mounting concerns over the security of the nation’s voting infrastructure during the 2018 midterm elections –…

 

Security of federal information systems, protecting PII remains ‘high risk issue’

In recent years, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued literally dozens of audit reports to Congress and appropriate federal…

 

DHS awards $200K to begin automated machine learning prototype test for CBP’s GTAS

DataRobot received $200,000 to begin testing a prototype of a machine learning platform for Customs and Border Protection’s Global Travel…

 

CBP continues developing, expanding biometric entry-exit system for international flights at US airports

This week, as part of Customs and Border Protection’s continuing development and expansion of its Traveler Verification Service (TVS), CBP…

 

DHS works to strengthen election security on heels of bipartisan legislation

What one congressional observer called, “a day late and a dollar short,” the bipartisan Prevent Election Hacking Act of 2018…

 

Vetting security of mobile apps addressed in draft NIST special publication

Because of the level of the abundant risks due to vulnerabilities in multitudes of mobile communications apps, a 50-page draft…

 

DHS ‘very pleased’ with Biometric Technology Rally, results will drive future R&D

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) conducted its first Biometric Technology Rally in March at…

 

IRS’s internal taxpayer authentication IT remains problematic, report says

In January 2017, just months before the April 6 hearing on Internal Revenue Security (IRS) by the House Committee on…

 

DHS wants PII on persons at all ‘high-risk’ chemical facilities; but where’s the biometrics?

The Department of Homeland Security’s National Protection and Programs Directorate’s (NPPD) Office of Infrastructure Protection, Infrastructure Security Compliance Division is…

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