Dec 11, 2008 -Federal and state officials tasked with protecting President-elect Barack Obama's Inauguration Day celebrations broadly outlined their security strategy today as the nation's capital prepares for an unprecedented mass gathering.
Dec 11, 2008 -The Indian government outlined a broad strengthening and reorganization of its security and intelligence agencies after more than 170 people were killed during a terrorist assault on the city in late November.
Dec 03, 2008 -As Mumbai continues to reel from the terrorist assault it weathered last week, and tensions between India and Pakistan continue to deteriorate, The Washington Post's David Ignatius asks today, "Could it happen here?"
Nov 21, 2008 -Major West Coast ports could shut down next spring if enough workers fail to acquire and carry the new Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card by April 15, 2009, a trade association official told stakeholders at the Maritime Security Expo Wednesday.
Nov 18, 2008 -Citizens of 34 foreign countries may now visit the United States for three months without a visa; while the travel and hospitality industries are thrilled, one U.S. senator calls the waiver program a national Achilles' heel.
Nov 13, 2008 -The Department of Homeland Security is seeking comment on an amendment to the Homeland Security Act to regulate the sale and handling of ammonium nitrate, a fertilizer ingredient, which can be used to make bombs.
Nov 05, 2008 -The financial crisis, the possibility of a U.S. military draw down in Iraq, and other factors will lead to a decrease in U.S. government security spending under President-elect Barack Obama, predicts security expert and ASIS member John Honovich.