09/21/2007 - Security manuals and desktop references are certainly not difficult to find—just peruse the ASIS Bookstore—but few publications are as comprehensive as Corporate Homeland Security Desk Reference.
09/21/2007 - Check out the research on homeland security topics by the DHS-sponsored Centers of Excellence.
09/20/2007 - The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS’s) American Shield Initiative (ASI)—a program of sensors, cameras, and databases that monitor U.S. land borders—lacks “key management capabilities” and has failed to define “key acquisition management processes,” such as those for tracking and overseeing contractors, says a report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO). The auditors note that DHS has not fully staffed the ASI program office and has only defined roles and responsibilities for 3 of 47 positions.
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The estimated percentage of cargo that arrives in the Port of Los Angeles as “in-bond” each year. In-bond cargo is allowed to enter the country and be transported to another port before being checked by U.S. Customs. Shippers only submit the detailed information used for inspection at the final destination port.