After successfully creating a new domestic security framework since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the federal government must tackle the bigger job of building on that framework and putting new security systems and procedures into place, according to a senior White House advisor on science and technology policy. In doing so, however, the government should emphasize the use of existing technologies rather than plowing money into research and development of new technology to solve the domestic security problem, according to John Marburger, Science Advisor to President Bush and director of the U.S. Office of Science and Technology Policy. His comments came in a speech Friday at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Full Story
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