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WASHINGTON— The Senate voted on Monday to confirm a new leader for the Transportation Security Administration in the wake of reports of startling security gaps at U.S. airports. Peter Neffenger was confirmed as the agency's new administrator by a vote of 81-1. Neffenger was nominated by President Barack Obama in April, before revelations that auditors for...
TSA takes issue with the watchdog's report. USA Today reports.
The breach announced on Thursday raises questions about the government's ability to protect itself from attacks, NBC reports.
Authorities suspect the cyber attack originated in China, according to media reports, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation said it had launched a probe and would hold the culprits accountable. The Office of Personnel Management detected new malicious activity affecting its information systems in April and the Department of Homeland Security said it...
WASHINGTON, June 4- A U.S. Senate panel on Thursday approved the nomination of Peter Neffenger to lead the Transportation Security Administration, days after its acting administrator was reassigned amid reports that airport screeners failed to detect mock weapons in tests. Neffenger's nomination, approved on a voice vote by the Commerce, Science and...
Insight to new fears about the security of America's airports, with CNBC's Eamon Javers; "The Profit" host Marcus Lemonis; and Seth Kaplan, managing partner of Airline Weekly.
TSA chief reassigned after screeners catch just 5-percent of weapons in undercover test by Homeland Security.
Undercover investigators were able to smuggle weapons, fake explosives and other contraband through numerous checkpoints, reports NBC's Tom Costello.
Stewart Baker, partner at Steptoe & Johnson and former General Counsel at the National Security Agency, says the expiry of surveillance programs will hamper the investigation of potential spies.
Neema Singh Guliani, legislative counsel with the American Civil Liberties Union, says the controversial section 215 of the Patriot Act has not been effective in protecting Americans against terrorist attacks.
WASHINGTON, April 23- The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to pass a bill that extends liability protection for companies that share information about cyber attacks, if they give the data to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The legislation must still be passed by the Senate and signed by President Barack Obama to become...
Chris Roberts, CTO & founder of One World Labs, discusses his ban from all future United flights due to a tweet he sent out that pointed out flaws in avionics security systems.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 21- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is in the final stages of planning to set up a satellite office in California's Silicon Valley, aiming to build relationships with the technology industry and scout for talent there, the department's secretary said on Tuesday. "We want to convince some of the talented workforce here in Silicon...
SAN FRANCISCO, April 21- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said on Tuesday that his department plans to set up a satellite office in Silicon Valley to build relationships with the technology industry and scout for talent there.
A one-man helicopter made it through a restricted airspace and landed near the U.S. Capitol. Discussing security, with MSNBC's Luke Russert and Robert Liscouski, former DHS official.
A call from an IRS agent asking for information and demanding money may be a scam. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on a warning from the IRS.
The TSA collected $76,000 in loose change left at security checkpoints in New York City area's three major airports last year.
The counterfeit money was concealed in place mats and a shoe bag from Ecuador, U.S. Customs says.
D.C. insiders say foot-dragging by some Silicon Valley firms is making it harder to protect American companies from cyberattacks in real time.
The House of Representatives has passed funding for the Department of Homeland Security through the end of the year, reports CNBC's John Harwood.