Homeland Security News and Topics

U.S., Canada proposal to limit border inspections, requires new cross training

In an effort to improve border security and reduce costs, the U.S. and Canada are working on creating a common approach to screening cargo shipped from other countries. Fierce Homeland Security reported that the new procedures will reduce the number of shipments that have to be re-inspected as they cross the border between the U.S. and Canada.

How important is the quality of data when making national security decisions?

Recent reports have found that incomplete and faulty data was used in the decision to determine whether airport screening processes should be privatized. The Homeland Security Department office of Inspector General claims that auditors have reviewed applications from five different airports that the Transportation Security Administration has approved for the program.

2017-05-30T10:33:52-04:00August 6th, 2013|Compliance Tracking, Homeland Security|