Suspected Somali pirates have seized two ships hundreds of miles off the coast of Africa, in waters outside the zone patrolled by Navfor, the European Union naval force fighting piracy in the Gulf of Aden.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
There have been eight instances in which individuals have attempted to use fraudulent TWIC cards Keep Reading
Travelers using the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport are getting yet another new wrinkle in their security screening – a random swipe of the hands to check for explosive residue.Keep Reading
Former CBP chief Ralph Basham points to data collection as a need at both agenciesKeep Reading
Nominee now faces two confirmation hearingsKeep Reading
A group of Muslim-American scholars has issued a religious ruling that calls upon the faithful to not go through body scanners because the scholars say the machines violate Islamic rules on nudity.
ICE would staff 16 more units under legislationKeep Reading
Secretary argues more money for aviation security, less for bordersKeep Reading
AFGE calls for unionization despite no collective bargainingKeep Reading
A California Congressman is requesting an investigation into a man who authorities say posed as a US marshal and bypassed airport security in San Diego to deport his cousin's wife to the Philippines.Keep Reading
Joint declaration addresses passenger and cargo security.
Probe was sparked by online posting of unredacted airport screening SOP Keep Reading
Citing industry objections, the Transportation Security Administration is preparing to scale back a controversial plan to expand aviation security rules for the first time to thousands of private planes.
The Obama administration is proposing to scale back some border security programs set up after the 9/11 attacks and ramp up aviation security following the attempted Christmas bombing, in what some conservative lawmakers say is a dangerous priority shift.
Overall discretionary funds would increase by 3% in budget driven by aviation securityKeep Reading
The nation’s main counterterrorism center is creating new teams of specialists to pursue clues of emerging terrorist plots as part of a rapid buildup that will sharply increase its analyst corps, perhaps by hundreds of people over the next year, intelligence officials said Friday.
The Transportation Security Administration has launched an internal investigation into an air marshal field office in Florida where supervisors are alleged to have used a crew assignment board to ridicule and keep score on women, gays and minorities, sources told CNN.
At Philadelphia International Airport, a baggage screener was caught in March of last year stealing laptop computers and a video game system from the luggage of airline passengers.
Members of Congress demanded Friday to know whether airport protocols and airline safety measures are adequate after a Free Press exclusive report revealed potential mistakes and miscues that might have put people at Detroit Metro Airport at risk following a Christmas Day bombing attempt aboard Northwest Flight 253.