Chaka Fattah, D-Pa., the top Democrat overseeing criminal justice and science spending on the Appropriations Committee, will step down amidst allegations of political corruption.
The Secret Service may soon add 285 positions to help mend the agency’s security pitfalls. The nearly five percent boost would be the result of the 2015 Secret Service Improvements Act, a bipartisan bill passed in the House on Monday.
Like other government agencies, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is having difficulty attracting top cyber talent. The FBI is seeking computer scientists for its cybersecurity program, but low salaries cause many to turn away.
Customs Border and Protection agents at the South Texas border seized $481,711 hidden in a truck attempting to enter Mexico Monday.
There is no reasonable expectation of privacy in the information stored in magnetic strips on the backs of credit, debit and gift cards, the Sixth Circuit recently held.
On July 31, the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence at Brookings will host a discussion on the next defense technology revolution and how it will shape the future of the force, with particular focus on 3-D printing.