On November 10, 2021, the Secretary of Homeland Security issued an updated National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin regarding the current heightened threat environment across the United States.
News Related to Security
On November 2, 2021, the Office of Port and Facility Compliance (CG-FAC) published the Area Maritime Security Committee 2020 Annual Report.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published its Semiannual Regulatory Agenda on July 30, 2021, which included proposed actions related to the Ammonium Nitrate Security Program and the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS).
The US Coast Guard (USCG) published Marine Safety Information Bulletin (MSIB) 03-21 directing any owner or operator of a Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA)-regulated facility that relies on SolarWinds software for a system that serves or supports a critical security function to report a Breach of Security.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has published a report titled, Chemical Security – Overlapping Programs Could Better Collaborate to Share Information and Identify Potential Security Gaps.
The Office of Port and Facility Compliance (CG-FAC) published its 2019 AMSC Annual Report on the status of AMSCs and the work completed by AMSCs in 2019.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently published a report titled “DHS Could Use Available Data to Better Plan Outreach to Facilities Excluded from Anti-Terrorism Standards."
The Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) will meet via teleconference on February 24, 2020 to, among other things, finalize a draft report of the Emerging Technology Subcommittee focused on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published a notice of availability in connection the Ammonium Nitrate Security Program.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the release of Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Notices of Funding Opportunity for eight DHS preparedness grant programs totaling more than $1.7 billion.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and industry have partnered to develop a capability to manage national airspace drone traffic, called Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM).
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has published a report on the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA’s) Pipeline Security Program.
The U.S. House of Representatives has unanimously passed the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Act of 2018 (H.R. 7213).
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has published a report on the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA’s) Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published its semiannual regulatory agenda to provide the public with information about DHS regulatory activities and invite comments on any aspect of the agenda.
On November 16, 2018, President Trump signed into law the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act of 2018, which establishes the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).
The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee will meet in Houston, Texas on November 6th and 7th to discuss various issues relating to national maritime security.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) manages the PSGP through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to support maritime security activities. In 2017, DHS made $100 million available to state, local, and private sector owners and operators.
The Acting Secretary of Homeland Security announced the issuance of an updated NTAS Bulletin pertaining to the terrorism threat to the United States.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), for review and approval, that will allow an individual to provide a TSA Pre-Check Know Traveler Number (KTN) to TSA in order to access SSI.