Creation of a communication network for first responders, however, remains a problem, according to Ridge.
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An effort within the Homeland Security Department to lift the cybersecurity directorship to a deputy assistant secretary level went nowhere, according to government and industry sources.
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Updated emergency preparedness guides stress need for plans to keep the government running.
IG report uncovers glaring misconduct among the air guard corps and charges leadership with overlooking blatant infractions.
Agency teams with Army on airborne detection system deployed for high-profile events.
Nearly 22,000 officers are standing guard at or near the convention site, and 66 federal, state, and local agencies are working together at a nerve center.
Steve Hughes, the Secret Service's chief coordinator for GOP convention security, has spent 15 months preparing for the event.