With the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths rising exponentially, it is no surprise that the Government Accountability Office is calling for urgent action. The pandemic is not going to take a rest for the holidays, nor will it wait for a new administration. The message is clear: Act now.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations at the Laredo Port of Entry seized hard narcotics valued at $6.5 million in two separate, unrelated enforcement actions at the World Trade Bridge.
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers stopped two travelers with handguns just two days before Thanksgiving at the Pittsburgh International Airport security checkpoint.
The Quiet Skies program uses enhanced screening procedures on higher risk passengers, and Federal Air Marshal Service officers observe these individuals at airports and during flights.
The COVID-19 pandemic has raised the specter of bioterrorism. While defenses have usually been targeted at improving physical security, or cybersecurity in terms of sabotaging treatment and infrastructure, a team of researchers have found that biologists could be tricked into creating dangerous toxins in their labs.
WorkSafe New Zealand filed charges on November 30 against 13 parties in relation to the Whakaari/White Island volcanic eruption in December 2019. The WorkSafe agency is New Zealand’s primary workplace health and safety regulator.
In an era of increasing cyber awareness, fueled by the need for many to work from home, millions of people are still using “123456” to secure their online activity.
Acronis has acquired CyberLynx, an Israel-based cybersecurity consultancy firm with a presence in the U.K., Switzerland, and Luxembourg.
In the year ending 31 March 2020, there were 6,287 referrals to the U.K. radicalization prevention program. This is an increase of 10% compared to the record low in the previous year.
Recent acts of terrorism in France and Austria in October-November 2020, have further demonstrated the importance of disrupting the dissemination of terrorist and violent extremist propaganda during, and in the aftermath of, terrorist attacks.
A new report from the Government Accountability Office says the Department of Labor determined that 60 contractors should be excluded from receiving new federal contracts for three years.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has found that not all agencies planned for or assessed their contracting workforce needs for disaster response, and only one of the six agencies GAO reviewed assessed how purchase card fraud risks change during disaster response.
Perhaps the most noteworthy detection last week was at Philadelphia International Airport. It was the third time in three weeks that someone who works at the airport was found to have a firearm.
OIG said CBP and Secret Service did not ensure law enforcement officers completed annual Lautenberg Amendment certifications as required.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a Level 4 travel notice on November 21 advising against cruise travel. It also published an update to its air travel guidance.
The credential authentication technology (CAT) units consist of a passport reader, an ID card reader, a federal personal identity verification ID card reader, a monitor, a stand and a UV light.
The new IATA Guidance for Vaccine and Pharmaceutical Logistics and Distribution provides recommendations for governments and the logistics supply chain in preparation for what will be the largest and most complex global logistics operation ever undertaken.
The agreement with the U.K. includes all of the essential elements of Open Skies, such as unrestricted capacity and frequency, open routes, open code-sharing opportunities, a liberal charter regime, and market-determined pricing.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced the implementation of Simplified Arrival at Miami International Airport (MIA) and George Bush Intercontinental Airport.
Representatives of state and local public health officials and healthcare providers noted several areas where additional information and assistance may be necessary.