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The Government Technology & Services Coalition's Homeland Security Today (HSToday) is the premier news and information resource for the homeland security community, dedicated to elevating the discussions and insights that can support a safe and secure nation. A non-profit magazine and media platform, HSToday provides readers with the whole story, placing facts and comments in context to inform debate and drive realistic solutions to some of the nation’s most vexing security challenges.

Transportation Secretary Chao Announces $335 Million in Infrastructure Grants to America’s Airports

The total includes $300 million from the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) and $35 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act grants to equal a 100 percent federal share.

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IATA and United Nations to Cooperate on Countering Terrorist Travel

“It symbolises the importance of partnering with the airline industry in establishing passenger data systems and provides a framework for cooperation,” said UN’s Voronkov.

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50 People Smugglers Arrested in International Operation Led by Frontex

From 11 to 21 September, Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, together with Austria led an international operation against serious and organised cross-border crime in Central and South Eastern Europe.

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EASA Publishes New Edition of Its Counter-UAS Action Plan

To avoid a patchwork of national measures in response to rogue drone incidents at airports and other sensitive areas EASA has been tasked to be the European coordinator of an action plan containing five objectives and to collaborate with the affected stakeholders.

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CBP Partnership with South Texas Assets Consortium, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Yields Paid Agriculture Internships at RGV Ports of Entry

With funding provided through CBP’s Reimbursable Services Program, STAC funds a grant that allows up to 10 college students to serve as paid agriculture interns with CBP at the ports of entry that fall within the STAC area.

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United States and Belgium Sign Agreement to Open Preclearance Facility at Brussels Airport

The agreement, which follows more than five years of negotiations, was signed in Brussels by U.S. Ambassador to Belgium Ronald J. Gidwitz and Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs and of Defence Philippe Goffin.

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Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Dried Wood Ear Mushrooms

41 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Stanley have been reported from 10 states. Four hospitalizations have been reported. No deaths have been reported.

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OSI Systems Receives $59 Million Contract to Provide Security Inspection Systems to Hamad International Airport

Under the terms of the award, the Company will supply its high-speed Rapiscan® RTT®110 for baggage screening along with its Itemizer® 4DX desktop trace detection system and has commenced deliveries.

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CBP Officers at Pharr Cargo Facility Discover $960K in Cocaine in Commercial Shipment

On Sep. 24, 2020, CBP officers assigned to the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge referred a 36-year-old male Mexican citizen driving a tractor/trailer with produce arriving from Mexico for further inspection. 

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TSA Recognizes Two Organizations During Its 18th Annual Disability and Multicultural Coalition Conference

Held annually, the conference brings together TSA leadership and leaders from organizations representing various religious, cultural, and disability communities to discuss security screening and issues of concern to coalition constituencies.

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TSA Honors PRTC with ‘Gold Standard Award’ for Transit Safety and Security Efforts

The BASE program is a voluntary security assessment of national mass transit and passenger rail systems and is performed by TSA’s transportation security inspectors.

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Several Individuals Freed from Locked Travel Trailer in San Ygnacio, Texas

The incident occurred late in the afternoon on September 21, when agents from the Zapata Station followed foot sign of several individuals that led from the Rio Grande River to a travel trailer parked about a tenth of a mile from the border.

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EASA Enters Strategic Cooperation with Germany’s BSI on Cybersecurity

EASA Executive Director Patrick Ky and President of the BSI Arne Schönbohm signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to this effect at the BSI offices in Bonn.

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Minneapolis-Based Senior Federal Air Marshal Dies from COVID-19

Throughout his career, Kenneth Meisel deployed on flight missions protecting air travelers throughout the world, logging nearly 5 million miles in the air.

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Buffalo Niagara International Airport Gets New State-of-the-Art 3-D Checkpoint Scanner

Two state-of-the-art advanced technology computed tomography checkpoint scanners (CT) that provide 3-D imaging have been installed and are in use at the Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at Buffalo Niagara International Airport.

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U.S. Army Combines Fake Hacks, Natural Disaster Simulation to Test Municipal Responses

Cybersecurity experts from the U.S. military and the private sector have spent recent weeks working with two American cities to test their ability to respond during a simulated cyberattack layered with several simulated physical disruptions.

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Ransomware Hits Healthcare Provider UHS, Shuts Down Hospital IT Systems

A ransomware attack appears to have taken down all IT systems at Universal Health Services (UHS), which operates 400 hospitals and behavioral health facilities in the US and the UK.

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Owner of Bitcoin Exchange Convicted of Racketeering Conspiracy for Laundering Millions of Dollars in International Cyber Fraud Scheme

Rossen Iossifov, 53, formerly of Bulgaria, was convicted by a federal jury in Frankfort, Kentucky of one count of conspiracy to commit racketeering and one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering.

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