Jul 08, 2010 -With less than a month to go, the Government Accountability Office is skeptical that the Transportation Security Administration will achieve 100 percent screening of all cargo loaded onto passenger aircraft at U.S. airports by the August 1 deadline set in law.
May 21, 2010 -At least 17 suspected terrorists have evaded federal officers trained to spot suspicious behavior under an aviation security program the Government Accountability Office describes as scientifically unreliable.
May 14, 2010 -The Department of Homeland Security had the right to fire a whistleblower who provided sensitive information to a reporter in 2003, an administrative judge for the Merit Systems Protection Board ruled yesterday.
Apr 15, 2010 -The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has aggressively pursued international cooperation to protect the global aviation system from terrorists since Christmas' failed attack, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Thursday.
Feb 03, 2010 -The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) must pay closer attention to whether passengers are comfortable with future screening technologies before they are deployed to airports, a lawmaker said today.
Feb 02, 2010 -In its proposed 2011 budget for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Obama Administration has requested nearly $1 billion to secure the nation's airports from terrorism-related threats on the heels of Christmas Day's botched attack by a young jihadist from Nigeria.
Jan 20, 2010 -In reaction to the failed Christmas Day terrorist attack, U.S. airlines can expect the Obama administration and Congress to push for a hike in security fees to pay for the security upgrades, reports Bloomberg.
Jan 19, 2010 -A confluence of loopholes involving online ticketing and security screening has Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) worried that terrorists could exploit these long-known-about weaknesses to strike commercial aircraft even if their names appeared on the federal no-fly list.