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Boston Marathon Two Years Later…A Coordinated Effort for Security

Today, approximately 30,000 runners and 500,000 spectators gathered for the 119th Boston Marathon. Since the tragic events of April 15, 2013, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and local officials in the Boston area have strengthened partnerships and coordination to improve overall event security.

Written testimony of NPPD for a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security hearing titled “From Protection to Partnership: Funding the DHS role in Cybersecurity”

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Office of Cybersecurity & Communications (CS&C) Assistant Secretary Andy Ozment addresses CS&C’s approach to service and capabilities as they pertain to NPPD’s cybersecurity activities within its overarching mission to secure and enhance the resilience of the Nation’s cyber and physical infrastructure.

DHS Announces Grant Guidance For Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Preparedness Grants

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson today announced the release of Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Notices of Funding Opportunity for nine DHS preparedness grant programs totaling more than $1.6 billion. The grant programs provide funding to state, local, tribal and territorial governments, as well as transportation authorities, nonprofit organizations, and the private sector, to improve the nation’s readiness in preventing, protecting against, responding to, recovering from and mitigating terrorist attacks, major disasters and other emergencies. The grants reflect the Department’s focus on implementation of an all-of-nation, whole-community approach to the building, sustainment, and delivery of those core capabilities essential to achieving a secure and resilient nation.

Written testimony of USCG for a joint House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, and House Infrastructure and Transportation Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation hearing titled “Naval Cooperative Strategy”

U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Deputy Commandant for Operations VADM Charles Michel addresses how the Coast Guard’s ability to balance its law enforcement and military authorities, capabilities, competencies, and partnerships makes the Coast Guard a unique and indispensable instrument of national security.

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