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Acting TSA Chief Responds to Screener Passenger Groping

In response to the recent disclosure that two Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees set up a system whereby a male screener could deliberately pat...

Simda Botnet And Illegal Border Crossings Targeted

The Simda botnet, believed to have infected more than 770,000 computers worldwide, has been targeted in a global operation coordinated from the INTERPOL Global...

Exit Checks Return To UK Borders After 17 Years

Exit checks were introduced in the United Kingdom on April 8. The checks will improve the government’s understanding of who is leaving the...

Drone/UAV Pilot Training Certificates Available via Four Week Online Course

Becoming certified to pilot or operate an unmanned aerial vehicle can now be obtained without have to take time away from a full time...

Increasing Number of Illegal Aliens Hiding in Truck Vents, Drivers Unaware, Border Patrol Says

Border Patrol agents in Texas say they are seeing an increasing amount of illegal immigrants hide inside air flow vents of trucks to try...

DNDO Needs to Document R&D Investments’ Alignment with Research Challenges, Gaps

The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) needs to document how its research investments align with its research challenges and...

How Not to Go About Funding DHS: Congress Finally Agreed to a Homeland Security Budget

As the clock ticked down to midnight on February 27, it looked as though the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was going to run...

NYPD Gets $180 Million Grant to Aid Fight Against Terrorism

The NYPD will be getting a boost of federal funds to help combat terrorism, officials announced Wednesday. Read complete report here.

DHS Announces Guidance for FY 2015 Preparedness Grants

More than $1.6 billion for nine Department of Homeland Security (DHS) preparedness grant programs for Fiscal Year 2015 administered by the Federal Emergency Management...

House HS Committee Freshmen Announce Initiative to Curb DHS Waste, Fraud, Abuse

The freshmen Republican members of the House Committee on Homeland Security Friday announced a sweeping legislative initiative to curb waste, fraud, abuse and increased...

Potential Threats From Commercial Drones Addressed by New Legislation

Legislation designed to address potential threats that are posed by small- and medium-sized commercial drones was introduced Thursday by Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ),...

TSA Pre✓ Reaches Membership Milestone as Security Questions Are Raised

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced this week its PreCheck application program reached a new milestone with more than 1 million travelers enrolled. The...

New Video Surveillance Technology Aims To Halve Bandwidth And Storage Requirements

Axis Communications, specialists in network video, has introduced Zipstream technology allowing customers to benefit from reduced bandwidth and storage requirements without having to invest...

FAA Lacks Controls Necessary to Ensure Hazardous Materials Compliance

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) lacks the training and guidance needed to ensure the safe transport of hazardous materials on US air carriers, according...

DHS Needs to Better Define Acquisition Oversight Roles, Improve Reporting to Congress

In Fiscal Year 2014, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) reported it planned to spend $10.7 billion on major acquisition programs to reduce the...

Video Surveillance Technology Holds Untapped Potential for Mitigating Security Threats

Leveraging video surveillance technology may significantly impact the ability of federal agencies to prevent crime, theft and terrorism over the next five years, according...
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