TSA is no longer measuring PreCheck adoption as a percentage of all travelers but rather as a percentage of a subset called “frequent travelers.” This is a worrisome shift.
With the departures of DHS Deputy Secretary Elaine Duke and TSA Deputy Administrator Huban Gowadia, nominees are needed quickly who can bring the right skillsets and capture bipartisan congressional support for confirmation. This is no small order.
By James M Wilson and Kimothy L. Smith
Concerns are growing over word that NBIC is being considered for programmatic cancellation by DHS’ newly formed Combatting Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate.
Transnational organized criminal groups are using virtual kidnapping to extort money from Americans, and the U.S. law enforcement response seems to fall short.
There is a long list of things in the homeland security arena that remain undone as the Trump Administration begins its second full year.
Recovery efforts continue after hurricanes battered parts of the United States, and some businesses are struggling to return to normal operations. The value of preparedness affects day-to-day business operations, and we need to advocate the notion of being prepared.
While the President’s Daily Briefing is comprehensive, there remain factors and circumstances a president and their national security team will not have full insight into. That might be about to change.
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