The House of Representatives has passed funding for the Department of Homeland Security through the end of the year, reports CNBC's John Harwood.» Read More
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on movie theaters across the nation stepping up security since news of the Colorado shooting.
Over the weekend the Times of London demanded it stop raining in the UK.
Computer war has grown up. It has moved from the age of the equivalent of black powder to the equivalent of high-explosive shells—not yet nuclear devices, but close.
Boston airport will be the first U.S. location to use upgraded body scanners that display more generic, "Gumby"-like images of passengers. The new machines offer more traveler privacy without sacrificing security.
The Transportation Security Administration's "PreCheck" expedited security screening program expanded to more airports and airlines this week.
High-tech, faster airport security designed to identify travelers via fingerprints and iris scans may not be far off, the airline industry says. Obstacles, though, remain.
The federal agency is aggressively responding to a series of what it sees as hostile attempts by private sector firms to access its website at times when market-moving economic data are released to the public.
A secret nanoscale "backdoor" etched into the silicon of a supposedly secure programmable chip could give cyberattackers access to classified US weapons systems, including guidance, flight control, networking, and communications systems, according to a new report by cybersecurity researchers in Britain. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
A new smartphone app allows travelers to file an immediate complaint with the Transportation Security Administration if they feel mistreated during checkpoint screening.
Aircraft manufacturer Airbus is offering extra-wide coach seats to airlines ordering their Airbus A320 jets. But is the move simply a way for airlines to accomodate larger passengers, and charge extra for more space?
Henry Kissinger, the jet-setting diplomat who invented shuttle diplomacy, reportedly had to go through a full pat-down before a flight to Toronto at New York's LaGuardia Airport.
The Transportation Security Administration’s days should be numbered, especially after recent headlines about alleged mistreatment of passengers, Rep. John Mica said Thursday.
In an effort to crackdown on counterfeiting the department of homeland security has been raiding flea markets and confiscating counterfeit goods.
Airport check-ins for passengers are heading for higher technological ground. The Transportation Security Administration is testing a system that checks identification and boarding passes by machine rather than the standard visual check by officers.
If you've ever been browbeaten, barked at or belittled by a TSA agent — and let's be honest, who among us hasn't? — then you've got a friend in Sen. Harry Reid. He plans to ask Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to tell airport security workers to be nicer.
Legislation is being considered that would end the perk first class and airline elite passengers enjoy today — preferred security lines at airports nationwide.
Janet Napolitano, the U.S. secretary for Homeland Security, told CNBC Thursday she doesn’t know how vulnerable U.S. businesses are to cyber attacks, because private companies aren’t required to disclose that information.
For harried business travelers, time is money. Many products and services are billed as ways to get you to the airport gate sooner. But does it pay to spend a few extra dollars to save time in the TSA security line?
Airport security officials see a lot of things show up in our luggage. Spear guns and tear gas grenades. Snakes. Bathtubs?
The risk of a break-up of the euro zone is “vastly overplayed” and a collapse of the single currency area is out of the question, Ian Bremmer, President of the Eurasia Group told CNBC on Tuesday.