The portal monitors are capable of detecting various types of radiation emanating from nuclear devices, dirty bombs, special nuclear materials, natural sources and isotopes commonly used in medicine and industry.
"The Emergency Preparedness Guide gives homeowners practical measures they can take now to prepare themselves, their families, and their homes for any possible emergencies," said Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is gradually implementing
Section 1012 of the USA PATRIOT Act (P.L. 107-56). This provision seeks to
reduce some of the security risks associated with hazardous materials (hazmat)
transportation by requi
The optimal technology will allow for a unique and automatic identifier issued to pedestrians and visitors crossing in vehicles. The benefits of deploying RF technology at the land border allows for the automatic recording of visitors arrival and depart
DHS has been working with federal, state and local partners to ensure attendees to the 55th Presidential Inaugural Ceremonies are able to safely and securely enjoy one of the greatest celebrations in American democracy.
Under the Container Security Initiative, CBP has entered into bi-lateral partnerships to identify high-risk cargo containers and to pre-screen them before they are loaded on vessels destined for the United States. Today, governments representing 21 countr
FAST is an expedited clearance program for known low-risk cargo shipments through which Mexico and the United States have agreed to harmonize processes for clearance of commercial shipments in accordance with the U.S.-Mexico Border Partnership Declaration
RAE Systems Inc. announced today the launch of PlumeRAE, a unique new portable plume measurement and prediction system that enables first responders to rapidly track airborne clouds of gas and other toxic materials.
The terrorists behind 9/11 and other international crimes, and the ill-advised nations that support terrorism in various ways, are counting on the so-called "spiral of fear" to win their unending war against the free nations of the world.
"The effectiveness of US-VISIT has meant that we have been able to deploy the technology on schedule while meeting our goals of enhanced security and the facilitation of legitimate travel and trade," said Asa Hutchinson.
Because canine teams combine excellent mobility with reliable detection rates, their use has evolved to include searching areas in response to bomb threats associated with airport terminals and aircraft, luggage, cargo and vehicles, as well as serving as
Implant Sciences Corporation (AMEX: "IMX", "IMX.WS") a developer and manufacturer of products for the homeland security, semiconductor, and medical device industries, today announced orders for eight (8) additional QS-H100 hand-held explosives detection d