A quick series of legal moves built on one another this week, kicked off by a federal court in the District of Columbia unsealing two indictments against multiple defendants for violations of arms export controls and economic schemes to procure and export military technology to Iran.
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The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) will reopen enrollment centers at eight Canadian airports to expand enrollment and manage backlogs for the NEXUS pre-screen expedited processing travel program.
NEXUS allows subscribed members to use dedicated... Read More »
In its first week, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Operation Blue Lotus nabbed more than 900 pounds of fentanyl at the border in a major cooperative effort by federal, state, Tribal, and local partners.
“This Administration has a multi-pronged strategy to combat the scourge... Read More »
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently announced a partnership with officials from the Philippines to bolster Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) security.
TSA is joining the Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) to host Philippines personnel for a training... Read More »
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is espousing the benefits of a recently signed Republic of Korea (ROK) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
ROK's Ministry of National Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) joined DHS S&T in signing... Read More »
Amid worries of misuse by foreign adversaries, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking this week, laying out new guardrails for funds provided by the CHIPS for America Incentives Program.
To safeguard national security, these extra protections push to keep... Read More »
Working to increase information access for first responders, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) this week partnered with emergency management agencies in Sumner County, Tenn., to pilot a new emergency dispatching system complete with AskRail data.
AskRail was a frontline tool for first... Read More »
The House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection will host a hearing this week to chart its CISA 2025 roadmap of oversight, engagement, and legislative goals for the affiliated agency going forward and CISA’s achievements to date.
This hearing will be... Read More »
The U.S. Department of Justice recently detailed a complaint alleging cryptocurrency mixing service ChipMixer processed more than $3 billion in unlawful transactions.
ChipMixer operator Minh Quốc Nguyễn, 49, of Hanoi, Vietnam, has been charged with alleged money laundering, operating an... Read More »
Boeing has secured a $1.9 billion award to produce 184 AH-64E Apaches for Army and international customers, including Australia.
“We are enhancing the U.S. Army’s attack fleet while supporting additional partner nations and welcoming our newest Apache customer, the Australian Army,”... Read More »
Secretary of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas convened a meeting of the Homeland Security Advisory Council last week to address opportunities to modernize the department and improve supply chain security, intelligence, transparency, and more.
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Responding to the severity of cyber threats to the healthcare sector, United States Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI), Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, convened a hearing this week to address those threats and what the government and providers can do to stop... Read More »
In a first for the relations between the United States and Guatemala, the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security (DHS) and Justice (DOJ) successfully completed the first extraditions from the South American nation related to charges of human smuggling resulting in death.
“This case demonstrates... Read More »
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center have released the Marine Transportation System Resilience Assessment Guide (MTS Guide).
The MTS Guide is deployed by federal agencies, local governments, and... Read More »
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently announced that $122 million has been earmarked for 35 Hazard Mitigation Grant Program projects in Puerto Rico.
"Some of these projects also address equity and climate change since they aim to ensure that all people have the same protections... Read More »