Issue / Homeland security

“Getting Protected: How Do We Secure Transportation Systems in a Hyper-Connected World?” Centennial Recap

On May 7, 2021, the Colonial Pipeline ceased all production to contain a virtual threat from damaging pipeline operations. The sudden...

House Panel Looks at Seaport Cybersecurity and CBP Staffing

This week, the House Homeland Security’s subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, & Operations held a hearing entitled...

Mandatory Cybersecurity Incident Reporting, Better Protection Measures for Critical Infrastructures Pushed at Homeland Security Committee Hearing

This past Tuesday, the House Homeland Security Committee convened a hearing to discuss cybersecurity mandates on nationally significant...

Testimony from Admiral Schultz: Anti-Harassment and Diversity Initiatives in the U.S. Coast Guard

Challenges with harassment and increasing diversity within the U.S. Coast Guard were apparent in Wednesday’s Homeland Security...

Rethinking Cybersecurity Policies for Critical  U.S. Transportation Infrastructure

Cyberattacks are posing an increasing threat on critical transportation infrastructure in the United States. A recent, high-profile...

TSA, Coast Guard Get Increases in Final FY21 Appropriations Package

Division F of the omnibus appropriations bill for fiscal 2021 provides year-long funding for the Department of Homeland Security,...

Mammoth Defense Bill Contains Coast Guard, Maritime, Airport Provisions

Last night, House and Senate negotiators on the annual national defense authorization bill released the final version of this year's...

House Adds Coast Guard, Maritime Bills to Defense Authorization

On July 21, the House of Representatives passed a $734 billion defense authorization bill for fiscal year 2021, after amending the bill...

FY21 Homeland Appropriations Move Out of House Committee – But Maybe No Farther

The House Appropriations Committee on July 15 approved the $51 billion draft Homeland Security appropriations bill for fiscal year 2021...

TSA, Coast Guard Get Operational Increases in FY21 House Bill

Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee released the text of the draft fiscal 2021 Homeland Security appropriations...

COVID-19 Pandemic Prompts Extension of Real ID Enforcement Deadline

On Thursday, March 26, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf announced a one-year extension of the Real ID enforcement...

House Passes Bill to Give TSA Workers Full Civil Service Rights

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed a bill (H.R. 1140) that would bring Transportation Security Administration employees...

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