The Homeland Security News Wire is the homeland security industry’s largest daily news publication online, providing well regarded, in-depth analysis and insight, in addition to coverage of the day’s top breaking stories. It is an essential tool for busy executives, key decision makers and senior policy experts and those who want to remain “in the know”, and make more informed security related decisions.
The Homeland Security News Wire links government, business, finance, science and technology together in the context of the fast-moving homeland security world. Whether you are seeking background information on a new technology or product, analysis of business or policy trends in homeland security, or want to be the first informed about key grants, contracts, or new regulations, the HSNW is your single, must-read source of homeland security news and information.
Homeland Security News Wire covers and analyzes key issues in
- Government Policy
- Public Health/Biodefense
- System Integration
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Ben Frankel is the Editor in Chief of the Homeland Security News Wire. He has more than thirty years of experience as a writer and editor in the fields of international security, defense, and foreign policy. Ben did his undergraduate work at the University of Tel Aviv, and his graduate studies at the University of Chicago. He lives in Washington, D.C. and Chicago.
Dr. John Chanqiz Vafai
Dr. John Chanqiz Vafai is a Contributing Editor of the Homeland Security News Wire, specializing in international security. Awarded Man of the Year by the Azeri Foundation, he grew up in Iran, where he also served as General Counsel for OPEC, and has been a writer for more than forty years. Dr. Vafai holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Tehran and a Doctor of Juridical Science degree from Yale University. A member of the American Political Science Association (APSCA) and the American Bar Association, he also speaks five languages, English, Farsi, Azeri, Turkish and Arabic, and resides in New York.
Grant Lally is a Contributing Editor of the Homeland Security News Wire, specializing in public policy and international law and policy. A member of the Society of Professional Journalists and American Bar Association, he has been a writer and editor for twenty-five years, injecting excitement and value into his work. Currently living in New York, Grant holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from The Johns Hopkins University; a Juris Doctor degree from Boston University; and a Masters in International Law from Georgetown University.
Derek Major is the Executive Editor of the Homeland Security News Wire. Growing up in Brooklyn, New York, Derek developed an ambition to succeed in as well as a love for journalism. He enjoys using words and painting a picture of what’s going on in the world for readers. Derek holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Penn State University in Pennsylvania. He also has a background in sports writing and sound editing.
Arash Kashanian is a Senior Writer of the Homeland Security News Wire with a deep interest in public policy. Awarded Writer of the Year, he has been an investigative journalist for five years, previously serving as a United States Marine. Currently living in New York, Arash holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Stony Brook University in New York, and is working towards a dual degree in Juris Doctor / Master of Business Administration at Hofstra University.
Anthony Nicaj is a Contributing Editor of the Homeland Security News Wire. He has reported extensively on biometric, cyber-security, and surveillance technologies and interviewed key individuals at the Biometrics Consortium Conference (BCC), ASIS International, ISC Solutions, and AFCEA. Currently residing in Austin, Texas, Anthony holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from SUNY Geneseo. He is also a chef, cooking under Top Chef Paul Qui.