The Department of Homeland Security's controversial and much-touted E-Verify program might be failing to detect one out of two illegal workers whose employment authorizations are screened, outside consultants have told the agency.
DHS lacks readers that scan digital signatureKeep Reading
Joint declaration addresses passenger and cargo security.
Only 5,567 of 250,000 employees had PIV cards as of Sept. 2009Keep Reading
Large state program would absorb some smaller grantsKeep Reading
GAO cites progress but ongoing challenges.
Napolitano meets with European political and business leaders.
Local law enforcement deploying biometrics databases Keep Reading
Would have caused Abdulmutallab to be subjected to closer physical screening Keep Reading
The attempted bombing of Northwest Flight 253 by an Al Qaeda operative continues to be near the top of the priority list for the White House and the Department of Homeland Security. President Obama on Sunday said that Al Qaeda was behind the plot to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner on Christmas Day. In his weekly interview with Federal News Radio, Homeland Security Today Editor David Silverberg discusses why the attack has become a political issue as well as the need for whole body imaging security screening.
President to receive prelimary results from reviews of watch lists and air travel screening tomorrowKeep Reading
Investigations of terror database and chemical detection gaps to be launched. Keep Reading
Facing the fact that 46 of 56 US states and territories could not meet interim requirements under the REAL ID Act by Dec. 31, 2009, DHS waived the deadline for all of them. Meanwhile, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano continues to push for an alternative to the REAL ID Act with the PASS ID Act. Keep Reading
Final policy 'needs to be more forward-leaning' Keep Reading
TSA faces challenges with card reader pilot also, GAO saysKeep Reading
DHS to distribute $2.7 billion for 13 grant programsKeep Reading
Document describes screening procedures at US airportsKeep Reading
36 states could face problems using licenses for tasks like boarding planesKeep Reading
DHS needs master schedule for US-VISIT Exit, GAO saysKeep Reading
DHS funded NIST evaluation moves toward universal standards.