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Security for 5G

Security for 5G

This paper builds upon prior 5G Americas publications addressing 5G security by providing considerations for securing 5G in Private, Public, and Hybrid cloud deployment models. Topics such as orchestration, automation,…

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Hardware-Enabled Security: Container Platform Security Prototype

Hardware-Enabled Security: Container Platform...

In today’s cloud data centers and edge computing, attack surfaces have significantly increased, hacking has become industrialized, and most security control implementations are not coherent or consistent. The foundation of…

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Modernizing Security Operations

Modernizing Security Operations

The pandemic has created a technological revolution driving businesses to the cloud and evolving IT policies to support globally distributed and remote workforces. The threat has capitalized on this growth…

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Assessment of the Department of Homeland Security’s Border Security Improvement Plan

Assessment of the Department of Homeland...

GAO found the information in Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Border Security Improvement Plan to be incomplete when compared to the elements required by the DHS Appropriations Act, 2018, as referenced by…

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Deep Fakes and National Security

Deep Fakes and National Security

“Deep fakes”—a term that first emerged in 2017 to describe realistic photo, audio, video, and other forgeries generated with artificial intelligence (AI) technologies—could present a variety of national security challenges…

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Biometric Technologies and Global Security

Biometric Technologies and Global Security

Biometric technologies use unique biological or behavioral attributes—such as DNA, fingerprints, cardiac signatures, voice or gait patterns, and facial or ocular measurements— to authenticate an individual’s identity. Although biometric technologies…

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Defense Primer: Security Cooperation

Defense Primer: Security Cooperation

The Department of Defense (DOD) uses the term security cooperation (SC) to refer broadly to DOD interactions with foreign security establishments. SC activities include: *transferring defense articles and services, *military-to-military…

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Overcoming Identity Challenges to Meet the Federal Government’s Zero Trust Memo

Overcoming Identity Challenges to Meet the Federal...

President Biden’s Executive Order #14028, Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity, directed government agencies to strengthen their security posture against an ever-increasing number of cyber threats, and cited Zero Trust as the…

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Enabling Automation In Security Operations

Enabling Automation In Security Operations

Many manual processes unknowingly rely on the operator or analyst to infer some fact from available information. This fact is often a key consideration for making an operational decision. While…

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U.S. Regulation of Chinese Stocks

U.S. Regulation of Chinese Stocks

Tensions between the United States and China have again moved to center stage. In recent weeks, the Trump Administration has ordered China to close its Houston consulate over allegations of…

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The “Quad”: Security Cooperation Among the United States, Japan, India, and Australia

The “Quad”: Security Cooperation Among the United...

In October 2020, in the midst of a global pandemic, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his three counterparts from Australia, India, and Japan convened an in-person meeting in…

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Physical Security for Cold Storage Locations

Physical Security for Cold Storage Locations

As America prepares for distribution of coronavirus vaccine, the security and integrity of facilities that will receive, house, and distribute COVID-19 vaccines has come into focus. Supply chain and cold…

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Harnessing a Network of Laboratories to Meet Tomorrow’s Homeland Security Challenges

Harnessing a Network of Laboratories to Meet...

ONL embraces its centralized role with all laboratories that provide developmental assistance for products and solutions to support the homeland security community and keep our country safe. ONL is arranged…

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U.S. Contract Security Industry White Paper

U.S. Contract Security Industry White Paper

The pandemic started its rapid ascent around mid- March causing a great deal of uncertainty about its long term effects on the contract security industry. Although we were able to…

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Interim National Security Strategic Guidance

Interim National Security Strategic Guidance

Today, more than ever, America’s fate is inextricably linked to events beyond our shores. We confront a global pandemic, a crushing economic downturn, a crisis of racial justice, and a…

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