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House Panel’s Draft DHS Appropriations Bill Includes $50B for DHS; $2.25B for CISA

CISA

The House Appropriations Committee on Monday released a draft bill that would authorize $50.72 billion in fiscal year 2021 discretionary funds for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The measure would provide the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) with $2.25B in FY 2021 funds, reflecting a $239.1 million increase from FY 2020.

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TSA Issues Report on 2022 Modernization Priorities

TSA

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has released a report detailing its priorities iand what the agency hopes to achieve through 2022 and ahead of its 25th anniversary in 2026. The Administrator's Intent 2.0 report serves as a blueprint for TSA’s efforts to improve the security of the U.S. transportation system, promote agile response and improve workforce support.

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TSA Issues ‘Insider Threat’ Roadmap to Fortify Transport System Security; David Pekoske Quoted

David Pekoske

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has released an “Insider Threat Roadmap” that will serve as a framework for procedures, requirements, partnerships and capabilities needed to mitigate risks to the operation of U.S. transportation systems.

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Kevin McAleenan, Former DHS Secretary, Named as AE Industrial Operating Partner; David Rowe Quoted

AE Industrial Partners has appointed Kevin McAleenan, former acting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) secretary and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, as an Operating Partner, effective immediately, to grow the company’s portfolio, AEI reported on Tuesday. He will also join the board of directors at AEI portfolio companies, Gryphon Technologies and American Pacific Corporation.

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TSA Bans Employee Use of TikTok App

The Transportation Security Administration has banned its employees from using the video and social media app TikTok, The Hill reported Monday. TSA joins other federal entities like the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Army and Department of the Navy that banned TikTok, which is owned by a Chinese firm called ByteDance. In December, the Department of Defense issued a guidance detailing security risks associated with the app.

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DHS, TSA to Hold Aviation Security Tech Industry Day

The Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration will host an industry day on Feb. 12 to collaborate with industry and discuss a request for information on self-screening platforms for aircraft passengers.

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GAO: DHS Transportation Security Strategy Needs Better Alignment With Other Plans

The Government Accountability Office has found that the Department of Homeland Security's national strategy for transportation security conflicts with other federal documents, and thus does not generally guide the federal government's related efforts. DHS' 2018 National Strategy for Transportation Security, developed under the department's Transportation Security Administration, has exhibited redundancy and contradiction with oversight from other transportation programs, GAO said Tuesday.

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