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  1. In Homeland Security

    What You Need to Know About US Immigrant Family Separation Policies and Practices

    What You Need to Know About US Immigrant Family Separation Policies and Practices Jun 18, 2018

    In early May, the Trump administration decided to refer all persons caught crossing the U.S. border illegally for federal prosecution. This policy has resulted in the largest separation of parents from their children at the border in history.

  2. GOP Report: Obama Allegedly Gave Iran Access to US Financial System Jun 13, 2018

    The report alleges that the Obama administration secretly gave Tehran access to the U.S. financial system. As a result, Iran was allowed to convert billions in assets into euros as part of the Iran nuclear deal.

  3. Changes in US Energy Sources Will Profoundly Impact Global Commerce and Security Jun 8, 2018

    A recent report by the U.S. Energy Information Administration shows that domestic energy production has reached a point where the U.S. is producing more oil than Saudi Arabia.

  1. In Military

    Entrepreneurship Series: Inside Pop Smoke Media’s Dark Humor with CEO Dan Sharp

    Entrepreneurship Series: Inside Pop Smoke Media’s Dark Humor with CEO Dan Sharp Jun 19, 2018

    There is a dark comedy that pervades front-line combat troops. It is a humor that very few American civilians understand and that many of them – apart from perhaps first responders and ER doctors – would find offensive.

  2. Entrepreneurship Series: George Fox Creates Custom Watches for the Military and Other Organizations Jun 14, 2018

    I can tell you precisely when it happened – the day that I fell in love with high-quality, precision watches. In the summer of 1997, I was serving my first tour as an infantryman...

  3. Guide, Service and Therapy Dogs Proving Useful in Veteran Rehabilitation Jun 11, 2018

    It has long been recognized that canines and humans share a special bond. No one really knows when or how this bond developed. But it is thought that wolves, attracted by cooking fires, wandered into human presence and were adopted by people over time.

  1. In Cyber Defense

    Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Attempted Domain Name Hijacking at Gunpoint

    Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Attempted Domain Name Hijacking at Gunpoint Jun 19, 2018

    A man was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison after breaking into another man's home and demanding that he change domain ownership of a GoDaddy account.

  2. Cybersecurity Conference Season Starts Soon in Las Vegas Jun 15, 2018

    The cybersecurity conference season is just a few weeks away. Soon, cyber professionals will head for Las Vegas—the nation’s epicenter for these technology events—to improve their skills and experience the latest in state-of-the-art cyber defenses.

  3. Trump-Kim Summit Gift Bags Containing Fans with USB Drives Raise Cyber Eyebrows Jun 13, 2018

    Journalists attending the recent Trump/Kim summit were given fans with USB drives, which cybersecurity experts warned may contain malware.

  1. EDM Digest

    Alligator Attacks on Humans Are Rare but Can Be Deadly

    Alligator Attacks on Humans Are Rare but Can Be Deadly Jun 19, 2018

    Florida has more than a million gators, but only a dozen or so bites are recorded each year, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). What can you do to prevent an alligator attack? Wildlife experts offer these four tips.

  2. EDM Friday Briefing: Boy Killed in Denver Office Shooting, Roller Coaster Derails Jun 15, 2018

    EDM Friday Briefing for June 15, 2018: One boy is dead following the shooting of four people outside a Denver dental office in Colorado – and other news.

  3. Strongest Overnight Hailstorm in Two Decades Strikes Southeast Colorado Jun 14, 2018

    A major hailstorm struck Fountain, Fort Carson and other areas near Colorado Springs overnight - with hailstones as large as three inches in diameter.

  1. In Public Safety

    Big Brother vs. Little Brother: Mapping Where Our Personal Information Goes

    Big Brother vs. Little Brother: Mapping Where Our Personal Information Goes Jun 20, 2018

    Citizens have long been warned of Big Brother, but in today's world, should concerns over privacy and surveillance be directed at Little Brother? Learn more about the non-governmental entities that are behind the Little Brother effect and how to protect your personal information.

  2. Identifying Domestic Terrorist Threats Inside Prisons Jun 19, 2018

    Prisons house all kinds of criminals who are often able to network and share dangerous ideologies with other inmates. Correctional staff need to know how to identify members of terrorist groups and how to intervene in their activities.

  3. Sleeping Well Enhances Police Performance Jun 15, 2018

    Proper sleep is essential for maintaining your physical and mental health. Learn how police officers can improve their sleep to improve their performance at work.

  1. Online Learning & Career Tips

    We Should Check Our Biases and Assumptions before Making Decisions

    We Should Check Our Biases and Assumptions before Making Decisions Jun 20, 2018

    There is still a faction of individuals who hear "quotas" when someone says "diversity.” They also assume that "efforts to increase" equates to "mandatory hiring" and that the individuals hired will be unqualified. Why is that?

  2. Gamification Grows as Teaching Tool for Online and Traditional Education Jun 19, 2018

    Gamification uses game design techniques to engage learners with content either in the traditional classroom or integrated into an online learning experience. More and more educational institutions and corporate training programs are realizing the benefits of gamification.

  3. SHRM 2018 Conference Highlights New Perspectives on Leadership and Motivation Jun 19, 2018

    This week I will participate in one of my favorite events in one of my favorite cities. I am attending the annual Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2018 conference and Exposition in Chicago to learn what is trending in the field.

 

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*Number one provider of education to the U.S. military according to 2016 DoD data as reported by Military Times, 2017.