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Homeland Security’s Under Secretary Lute resigning to work on UN’s new global Internet rules

The second-in-command at the US Department of Homeland Security is stepping down as deputy secretary in order to sign-on for a role with the United Nations. But as Jane Holl Lute changes venues, will she change the world’s Internet...


Under Continuing Resolution, DHS Largely Escapes Sequestration

Congress agreed Thursday to a continuing resolution (HR 933) to fund the federal government for the rest of fiscal year 2013, providing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with a full budget that takes most of the sting out...


DHS Deputy Secretary Lute Gives a Nod to the SAFETY Act

Written Testimony of DHS Deputy Secretary Jane Holl Lute for a House Committee on Homeland Security, March 14, 2013.


McWhorter to Discuss SAFETY Act at Shopping Center Security Leadership Summit

On March 20-21, the International Council of Shopping Centers and National Center for Security Research and Training will host the Shopping Center Security Leadership Summit in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. There, Catalyst Principal Dr. David McWhorter will speak about using...


Yankees Win Protection Against Terrorism – McWhorter on SAFETY Act

The New York Yankees Baseball Club recently received SAFETY Act certification from the Department of Homeland Security. Becoming SAFETY Act-certified is a complex but critical endeavor, which is why Catalyst Partners helped the Yankees navigate the DHS process. Catalyst's...


Department of Homeland Security Awards New York Yankees Baseball Club SAFETY Act Certification

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded the New York Yankees Baseball Club SAFETY Act certification. The technology is a comprehensive integrated security system comprised of physical and electronic security measures, tools, and procedures designed to detect, deter, prevent,...


Catalyst Partners Adds Business Development Experts to Serve Global Clients

Defense and security consulting firm Catalyst Partners announced today that Akmal Ali and Steven Krause joined the company as principals in January 2012. These additions represent the latest moves in the firm’s continued expansion of its defense and homeland...


Catalyst Partners Lends Expert Insight in Latest Year in Homeland Security Magazine

The latest edition of the Year in Homeland Security magazine covers a range of homeland issues, offering expert voices that include Catalyst Partner principals Randy Beardsworth, Vance Taylor and Rich Cooper. Beardsworth and Taylor lent their perspective on the...


Homeland Security Budgets In FY 2013

In the 2013 budget requests, states, localities and the Science and Technology (S&T) directorate of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are expected to see a “buzz cut” in funding, Rich Cooper, a principal in Catalyst Partners LLC, told...


Next Steps for Homeland Security in 2012 – Procurement and Oversight

CQ Homeland Security concluded its three-part series on lessons learned and challenges ahead in homeland, asking sources what is the next big move the federal government needs to make? Catalyst Partners Principal David Olive offered several recommendations for both...



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