Increases, Shortfalls, and Nightmare Scenarios

President Bush’s fiscal year 2006 budget plan calls for increased funding for port and maritime security. Some members of Congress say that that is only a start, and significant additional funds are needed – ASAP.

Needed: Smarter Security

Since 9/11, many positive steps have been taken to better protect the American people, and the U.S. homeland, from new terrorist attacks. But some of those steps have been in the wrong direction, and others were unnecessary.

Amit Yoran, Cyber Security Advisor

On March 3, 2005;’s John F. Morton and Martin Masiuk visited with Amit Yoran, until last fall the head of the National Cyber Security Division in the DHS (Department of Homeland Security) Information Analysis and Infrastructure Protection Directorate, a position he held for a year. Prior to that, he was

Port Security: A Mission Impossible for the U.S. Coast Guard?

On 11 September 2001, nineteen Al Qaeda terrorists commandeered four large U.S. passenger aircraft, crashed two of them into the World Trade Center Towers in New York City, and one into the Pentagon. The terrorists who had seized control of the fourth aircraft, United Airlines Flight 93, crashed it into

Rosie the Riveter and Homeland Security

Rosie the Riveter was the poster girl for the U.S. arsenal of democracy that played a major role in the WWII Allied victory. She has been recalled to active duty in the U.S.-led global war on terrorism, and last week made a personal appearance at the Home

A Note From the Publisher

Responding to the whirlwind of change that has engulfed the field of domestic preparedness since the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001, DomPrep.Com has revised and expanded its mission, its audience, and the scope of its coverage. Readers’ comments

Protecting U.S. Ports: A Challenge of Staggering Magnitude

The U.S. Coast Guard, the world’s foremost lifesaving agency, is facing probably the most difficult task that has ever confronted the multi-mission service: ensuring U.S. port security in the new age of terrorism. Failure is not an option, USCG resources

A Spiral of Hope for the First Responder Community

The terrorists behind 9/11 and other international crimes, and the ill-advised nations that support terrorism in various ways, are counting on the so-called “spiral of fear” to win their unending war against the free nations of the world. Gets An Upgrade

November 11, 2003, will mark the FIFTH anniversary of this site. This rebuild will continue to integrate the professional DomesticPreparedness communities with industry.


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