RSS Feed

Get the latest news from Homeland Security News Wire.

Feed Preview
6/16/19
Deepfakes
Enable IntenseDebate Comments: 
Enable IntenseDebate Comments

Last Thursday, 13 June 2019, Clint Watts testified before the House Intelligence Committee of the growing dangers of Deepfakes – that is, false audio and video content.

6/16/19
Deepfakes
Enable IntenseDebate Comments: 
Enable IntenseDebate Comments

6/15/19
Superbugs
Enable IntenseDebate Comments: 
Enable IntenseDebate Comments

Researchers from North Carolina State University have found a gene that gives Salmonella resistance to antibiotics of last resort in a sample taken from a human patient in the U.S. The find is the first evidence that the gene mcr-3.1 has made its way into the U.S. from Asia.

6/16/19
Water security
Enable IntenseDebate Comments: 
Enable IntenseDebate Comments

Houston, Texas, has flooded every year for the past five years. At the same time, Texas is also known for dire water shortages. What if people were to capture the floodwater and store it for later in aquifers — underground layers of permeable rock, gravel and sand that allow water to pass through?