Emerging Technology and Risk Analysis

Unmanned aerial systems (UASs) or drone technologies, both individual systems and swarms of UASs, have proliferated over the past 25 years for a wide variety of applications. As a result, this technology and the ability to employ these UAS capabilities Read More …

Michigan: Illegal explosives made where you least expect it

The explosion didn’t stop Michael Liburdi. Neither did losing his right hand and right forearm or the ability to use most of his left arm. The coma didn’t stop the felon from Warren, either. Nor did three months in the Read More …

India: Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel launches National IED Data Management system

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel today performed ground breaking and dedicated Rs. 481.32 crore worth development works at Rashtriya Raksha University (RRU). He launched four new projects at RRU. The Chief Minister dedicated Atal Incubation Centre at RRU for innovation Read More …

Malicious Actors Threaten U.S. Synagogues, Schools, Hospitals, and Other Institutions With Bomb Threats

FBI, DHS, and NCTC are warning the public of ongoing bomb threats by malicious actors targeting synagogues, Jewish community centers, schools, hospitals, airports, government buildings, and other public institutions in the United States. These actors threaten to detonate supposedly hidden Read More …

TSA conducts international exercise focusing on threats to cross border systems with Amtrak, Transport Canada

SEATTLE – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) partnered with Amtrak and Transport Canada to conduct its first exercise on international soil in Vancouver, Canada, on December 13. Focusing on surface and critical infrastructure threats to cross border systems, the exercise Read More …

TSA Seeks to Purchase Explosive Detection Systems

The Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration plans to issue an indefinite-delivery contract for the procurement and installation of Type 1 and Type 2 explosive detection systems. TSA expects to release a solicitation by March 4 and award the Read More …

Assistant Secretary Callahan Discusses the DHS’s Role in Countering CBRN Threats

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today released a video package for broadcast including comments from Assistant Secretary for the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office (CWMD) Mary Ellen Callahan on the importance of the Department’s work Read More …

FBI: Threats Associated with the Israel-HAMAS Conflict

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are issuing this Public Service Announcement to highlight potential threats in the United States from a variety of actors in response to the HAMAS attacks on Israel on Read More …

North Carolina: TSA opens new security checkpoint at Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Officials with Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today previewed the new security checkpoint in the airport terminal. Checkpoint 1, which is located at the west end of the new terminal lobby, will feature eight Read More …