Congress generally praises US reaction, but some have concernsKeep Reading
President says Yemen originated packages apparently contained explosive material
Maritime security bill introduced by Sens. Rockefeller, Hutchinson would provide necessary flexibility in scanning containers, experts sayKeep Reading
Trade levels demand more inspectors, tech at land ports, senators sayKeep Reading
Additional info collected under 10+2 rule not fully factored into early identification of high-risk cargo, GAO saysKeep Reading
GAO identifies faults in implementation of current counterpiracy strategy.
Bill would address ports, acquisition, oil spillsKeep Reading
TSA meanwhile claims progress on another 9/11 Act mandate to screen US-bound air cargoKeep Reading
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spent nearly $1 million in Homeland Security money on two high-tech boats that are docked after a mind-boggling series of breakdowns and mishaps.
Chiefs of Coast Guard, CBP outline maritime security efforts to dateKeep Reading
GAO recommends a contingency plan for alternatives to voluntary shipper compliance but TSA declinesKeep Reading
Obama's first pick to head TSA examines important aspects of agency ahead of confirmation hearing for third pickKeep Reading
“What a difference a generation makes,” Frank Spendley, a former Customs and Border Protection district director told a crowd gathered at the Franklin Town Hall [in Franklin, Vt.] to discuss the future of the Morses Line port of entry [on the US-Canadian border].Keep Reading
Passenger name record data could provide more visibility on high-risk individuals or threats onboard cruiselines, CBP acknowledgesKeep Reading
A high-tech "virtual fence" to catch illegal border crossers. Next-generation nuclear detectors at ports. Tamper-proof driver's licenses in every state.Keep Reading
The federal government may soon send unmanned aircraft to scour West Texas and the state's coastal waters in an effort to boost border security, US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said in a letter to the governor sent Friday.Keep Reading
Department of Homeland Security investigators have contacted New Jersey officials with questions about the fate of federal grant money awarded to Stevens Institute of Technology to help improve the nation's port security, ABC News has learned.
The Department of Homeland Security office responsible for protecting the nation from nuclear and radiological terrorism is largely scrapping plans for new high-tech detectors for screening vehicles and cargo, saying they cost too much and do not work as effectively as security officials once maintained.
Cargo screening? SBInet? General aviation? Under review.Keep Reading
Thad Allen defends 2011 budget request, saying Coast Guard must cut some services to afford replacement of aging shipsKeep Reading