• Death Investigation in the area of 6 Cameron Street in Dorchester -   Death Investigation in the area of 6 Cameron Street in Dorchester: At about 11:56pm, on Wednesday, February 19, 2019, members of the Youth Violence Strike Force responded to a call for shots fired in the area of 6 Cameron Street in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located a black male in his late teens suffering
  • BPD Remembers the Service and Sacrifice of Officer Thomas F. Rose Killed in the Line of Duty on this day 27 Years Ago - BPD Remembers the Service and Sacrifice of Officer Thomas F. Rose Killed in the Line of Duty on this day 27 Years Ago: On this day 27 years ago, February 19, 1993, Officer Thomas F. Rose was shot and killed in the line of duty during an attempted prison escape by an inmate who had been
  • How to Deflect an Asteroid - 2/19/20 Planetary security Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments On April 13, 2029, an icy chunk of space rock, wider than the Eiffel Tower is tall, will streak by Earth at 30 kilometers per second, grazing the planet’s sphere of geostationary satellites. It will be the closest approach by one of the largest asteroids crossing
  • Macron: Islamist Separatism Incompatible with Freedom, Equality, Indivisibility of France - 2/19/20 Islamist separatism Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments Fighting “Islamist separatism” in France, but without stigmatizing the Muslims of France: These were the two themes in a major speech given by President Emmanuel Macron during his visit to Mulhouse on Tuesday, 18 February. read more Source: Homeland Security News Macron: Islamist Separatism Incompatible with Freedom,
  • 5G Choices: A Pivotal Moment in World Affairs - 2/19/20 China syndrome Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments It is disappointing that the Brits are doing the wrong thing on 5G, having not exhausted other possibilities. Instead they have doubled down on a flawed and outdated cybersecurity model to convince themselves that they can manage the risk that Chinese intelligence services could use Huawei’s access to
  • U.S. Designates Chinese Media Outlets as “Foreign Missions” - 2/19/20 China syndrome Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments The State Department on Tuesday announced it was designating five state-run Chinese news organizations as “foreign missions.” The move aims to tackle what State Department officials describes as China’s “propaganda news apparatus.” The New York Times reports that the designation applies to China’s official Xinhua News Agency;
  • Fake News Exacerbates Disease Outbreaks - 2/19/20 Truth decay Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments The worry that fake news might be used to distort political processes or manipulate financial markets is well established. But less studied is the possibility that misinformation spread could harm human health, especially during the outbreak of an infectious disease. Researchers say that efforts to stop people
  • WWI Helmets Protect Against Shock Waves as Well as or Better than Modern Designs - 2/19/20 Protective gear Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments Biomedical engineers from Duke University have demonstrated that, despite significant advancements in protection from ballistics and blunt impacts, modern military helmets are no better at protecting the brain from shock waves created by nearby blasts than their First World War counterparts. And one model in particular,
  • Why the 2020 Election Will Be a Mess: It’s Just Too Easy for Putin - 2/19/20 Argument Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments FBI Director Christopher Wray testified to the House Judiciary Committee last week that Russia’s disinformation campaign to interfere in the 2020 election is underway. read more Source: Homeland Security News Why the 2020 Election Will Be a Mess: It’s Just Too Easy for Putin
  • Nuke Reactors as Terrorist Targets | Unmanned 'Flying Gun' | China’s Incompetence, and more - 2/18/20 Our picks Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  0 Expect 75 Recommendations to Improve Security, Plus Proposed Laws, from Congress’ Cyber Commission (Mariam Baksh, Defense One) Rep. Jim Langevin says he and his fellow commissioners will propose streamlining Congressional oversight, incident reporting by industry, and more. read more Source: Homeland Security News Nuke Reactors as Terrorist Targets |