Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented four travelers from carrying guns onto their flights in a two-day span at Philadelphia International Airport checkpoints.
The Colonial Pipeline Company has been the victim of a cybersecurity attack. The company announced it had learned of the attack on May 7, although it is likely that some data was stolen before systems were taken offline to contain the threat.
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security has met, virtually, to discuss the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) operations during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Darby LaJoye, the senior official performing the duties of the administrator at TSA responded to questions.
The cycling club, which is affiliated to British Cycling, is open to riders from the police, the NHS, fire and rescue services, HM Coastguard, the RNLI, HM Prison Service, the armed forces, the National Crime Agency and search and rescue organizations. And the club is ready to grow overseas too.
An International Air Transport Association sampling of costs for PCR tests (the test most frequently required by governments) in 16 countries showed wide variations.
During the unannounced inspection of Pulaski County Jail in Ullin, Illinois, OIG identified violations of ICE detention standards that threatened the health, safety, and rights of detainees.
Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission (EC), has indicated that the EU will grant unrestricted access to vaccinated travelers from the U.S. The EC said it hopes the proposal would be implemented by June.
In March 2021, 98% of travelers eligible for TSA PreCheck waited five minutes or less to be screened at airports nationwide. As an added benefit during the COVID-19 pandemic, PreCheck travelers generally have the least amount of physical contact during the security screening process at the TSA checkpoint.
TSA officers prevented a New York City woman from carrying a 9 mm handgun loaded with five bullets onto her flight at LaGuardia Airport on April 29.
Leaders from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the U.K., U.S. and EU have today signed a declaration containing a series of shared principles on how to tackle the global challenge of online safety, including that online firms should have systems and processes in place to reduce illegal and harmful activity.
A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) says U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has taken steps to improve its field tests and lab confirmations of illicit drugs, including deploying new test equipment, building new labs, using mobile labs, and providing training.
OIG sys DHS was unprepared to effectively execute cross-component activities to protect Federal facilities when component law enforcement officers first deployed to Portland in June 2020.
With the vaccine rollout gathering pace and many people thinking of taking a vacation again or traveling to see relatives, new measures are being implemented and guidance is being updated to keep travelers and aviation industry workers safe.
“It is mid-way through the fourth month of the year and already we have caught more than half the number of guns we caught during all 12 months of 2020,”
Perhaps President Biden’s clearest message on climate to date, and one that is of particular interest to the security community, is his executive order, signed on his seventh day of office, that made climate change a national security priority.
The trial judge said that he strongly suspected that Harrison stopped the victim and his sons because they were Black. Judge Gregory Perrins said “Had Mr Abrahams and his sons been white I suspect that you would have simply drove on by; this was in my judgement a clear case of racial profiling.”
Based on laboratory modeling of exposure to SARS-CoV-2 on single-aisle and twin-aisle aircraft, exposures in scenarios in which the middle seat was vacant were reduced by 23% to 57%, compared with full aircraft occupancy, depending upon the model.
Today, the aviation sector plays a vital role transporting not only people and traditional freight, but also vaccines – representing the largest single transport challenge in its history. It is highly likely that aviation networks and other sectors associated with the vaccine distribution supply chain will be subject to a significant volume of targeted, adversarial cyber activities during this period.
The bipartisan group’s letter said China is pouring over $150 billion in semiconductor manufacturing subsidies and investing $1.4 trillion in their efforts to become the dominate global technological power.
GAO found that the plan does not include many of the required elements, such as a detailed implementation schedule linked to services, program management capabilities, or life cycle cost estimates; and an estimate of planned obligation of funds for fiscal years 2019-2027.