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Terrorist Watchlists Now Check All US Air Travelers

Every passenger traveling within the United States and its territories is now being checked against terrorist watchlists through the Transportation Security Administration’s Secure Flight program, a move that is a major step in fulfilling a key 9/11 Commission recommendation, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced yesterday. “This program …

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Army Gen. Odierno Raises Internet Concerns

Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno last week expressed concerns about how the ease of Internet communications sometimes undermine military operations, saying it is “absolutely essential” the issue gets properly addressed. Odierno is one of several military leader to voice worries about how online communications could potentially undermine security efforts. Army …

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DHS Evaluates Organizational Structure

The Department of Homeland Security may be going under some reorganization in the future. SecurityManagement recently reported DHS may decide to merge the Office of Infrastructure Protection and the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, two offices that already collaborate a great deal. DHS will only be merging the two offices …

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