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  • May 4- The United States is to increase the number of airport security staff and bomb-sniffing dogs and ramp up its pre-screening enrollment efforts in an attempt to address airlines' concerns that long airport lines this summer might discourage air travel. The U.S. Transportation Security Administration will add officers at airports expected to have the...

  • April 28- A U.S. congressman called on the Department of Homeland Security to address whether foreign students are cheating on the SAT to get into American universities and illegally qualify for U.S. visas. In a letter dated Wednesday and sent to the Homeland Security department, Representative Matt Salmon cited a March report by Reuters that detailed "the...

  • March 31- American Airlines Group Inc Chief Executive Doug Parker said on Thursday it was too early to tell if the March 22 Brussels attacks would reduce demand for flights, though long airport security lines could discourage customers. While the U.S. Transportation Security Administration has helped protect passengers from security threats, it lacks the...

  • China and U.S. flags

    A former Treasury legal counsel explains how the US vets foreign acquisitions of US companies to make sure there are no national security risks.

  • Rep. Royce: US at terror risk

    Rep. Ed Royce, (R-Calf.), weighs in on security risks in the U.S. and the expanding reach of ISIS around the globe. Also Rep. Royce presents his plan to battle terrorism.

  • Facing terror fears: Walter Isaacson

    Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute CEO, shares his thoughts on the changing methods of fighting terrorism.

  • Security response to DC lockdown

    Robert Liscouski, former assistant secretary at the Department of Homeland Security, discusses the law enforcement protocols and security responses to shooting attacks in Washington D.C.

  • Cybersecurity intelligence trends

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and FBI Director James Comey speaking about the indictment of seven Iranian hackers for cyberattacks against U.S. financial systems and a New York dam.

  • Atty. Gen. Lynch: We are sending a powerful message

    U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks about the indictment of seven Iranian hackers for cyberattacks against U.S. financial systems and a New York dam.

  • How many ISIS fighters are there?

    Malcolm Nance, retired U.S. Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer in Naval Cryptology, discusses the unpredictability of an ISIS-enabled attack.

  • A United States Customs and Border Protection officer checks checks two forms of identification for a traveler arriving from overseas into Newark International Airport.

    The terror attack in Brussels highlights the immediate need to rethink airport security, says this former FBI official.

  • What happens at Homeland Security after attack?

    Discussing fears about more attacks globally, and what happens at Homeland Security when this kind of attack occurs, with Michael Chertoff, Chertoff Group Executive Chairman and former Homeland Security Secretary.

  • This kind of terror 'not completely preventable': O'Hanlon

    Michael O'Hanlon, Brookings Institution, discusses global efforts to counter terrorism.

  • Getting Tim Cook to say yes

    As Tim Cook stands firm on protecting customer iPhone data, many are asking whether this is a privacy or national security case. Ted Schlein, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers general partner & venture capitalist, is a leading investor in Silicon Valley in cybersecurity, and he provides perspective on the issue.

  • Obama and DOD submit plan to close Guantanamo

    President Obama delivers a statement on the state of Guantanamo Bay calling for the closure of the facility and outlining his plan alongside the Department of Defense.

  • Tim Cook: This case bigger than a single phone

    Apple CEO Tim Cook sent a letter to employees saying "we knew we had to speak out" upon receiving the government order, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. Jim Cramer, weighs in.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 18- The United States has added Yemen, Somalia and Libya as "countries of concern" under its visa waiver program, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said on Thursday, in a move that will make U.S. visa procedures more stringent for individuals who have visited those nations during the past five years. Citizens of U.S. allies who previously had...

  • Privacy vs. security in question

    Discussing Apple CEO Tim Cook's concerns about helping the government access information on an iPhone which regards national security, with Al Shipp, 3VR President and CEO.

  • Apple's important fight

    Henry Blodget, Business Insider CEO, discusses both the privacy and law enforcement side of the government asking Apple to help hack into the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters.

  • Balancing privacy & security

    Discussing the government's request of Apple's help on accessing data on the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters, with Former NSA official and current CEO of Area 1 Security, Oren Falkowitz.