As part of the Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) was required to select and accredit a certifying body to administer a set of voluntary private sector business preparedness standards.
On Sept. 16, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issued an interim final rule for air cargo tendered to travel on a passenger plane. Congress directed TSA to ensure that 100 percent of passenger air cargo is screened by Aug. 3, 2010.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) on Sept. 10 released its monthly Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Dashboard with detailed enrollment statistics. The Dashboard, with data through Sept. 3, showed that 1.3 million
The Department of Homeland Security, in conjunction with the Small Business Administration, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Centers for Disease Control, on Sept. 14 issued Planning for 2009 H1N1 Influenza: A Preparedness Guide for Sma
On Aug. 14, ATA and the American Bus Association (ABA) jointly filed comments with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) about the agency's Corporate Security Review (CSR) inspection. ATA and the ABA noted that much of the information that TSA
On August 10, ATA submitted comments to the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) regarding its Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) background check proposal.
On July 8, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it will propose a new regulation that will rescind the controversial No-Match Rule originally issued in 2007. That rule established requirements for employers who received notices from
Verified Identity Pass, Inc., the company that operates most of the TSA's Clear program for airport screening security, announced on June 22, 2009 that it was unable to secure an ongoing agreement with its senior creditors.
On June 23, 2009, DHS's Office of Infrastructure Protection will host a webinar entitled 2009 Hurricane Season: A Readiness Guide for Critical Infrastructure Partners.
On Thursday, June 11, 2009, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the H1N1 influenza outbreak to be a pandemic.