Reports

GAO (Government Accountability Office): DHS Needs to Improve Ethics Related Management Controls for the Science Related Technology Directorate

The DHS S&T Directorate is working to improve its management controls to help guard against conflicts of interest for its IPA portfolio managers, GAO says, but it can do more.

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Federal Air Marshal Service Could Benefit from Improved Planning and Controls

GAO is recommending that the Secretary direct FAMS to improve management controls for recording, tracking, and addressing mission incidents and communicating the outcome of actions taken to address them.

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Better Strategic Planning Needed to Coordinate U.S. Efforts to Deliver Counter-Terrorism Financing Training and Technical Assistance Abroad

This report: (1) provides an overview of U.S. government efforts to combat terrorist financing abroad; and (2) examines U.S. government efforts to coordinate training and technical assistance.

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GAO Says Federal Action Needed to Strengthen Domestic Air Cargo Security

TSA has completed an air cargo strategic plan that outlined a threat-based risk management approach to secure the air cargo system by, among other things, targeting elevated risk cargo for inspection.

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GAO - ATF - Thefts of Explosives from State and Local Government Storage Facilities are Few, but May be Underreported.

"GAO is recommending that the Attorney General direct the ATF Director to clarify explosives incident reporting regulations to help ensure that all entities storing explosives..., understand their obligation to report all thefts or missing explosives."

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GAO - NUCLEAR NONPROLIFERATION - IAEA Has Strengthened Its Safeguards and Nuclear Security Programs, but Weaknesses Need to Be Addressed

This report (1) identifies the steps IAEA has taken to strengthen safeguards, (2) assesses the challenges in implementing strengthened safeguards, (3) identifies U.S. financial support for safeguards,...

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National Plan to Achieve Martitime Domain Awareness for The National Strategy for Maritime Security, October 2005

The National Plan to Achieve Maritime Domain Awareness is one of eight plans developed in support of the National Strategy for Maritime Security, as directed by National Security Presidential Directive-41/Homeland Security Presidential Directive-13.

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GAO- Transportation Security Administration, More Clarity on the Authority of Federal Security Directors is Needed

GAO recommends that the Secretary of Homeland Security direct TSA to update its Delegation of Authority to Federal Security Directors (FSD's) and communicate this information to FSDs and airport stakeholders.

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GAO - Stronger Action Needed to Improve Oversight and Assess the Risks of the Summer Work Travel and Trainee Categories of the Exchange Visitor Program

GAO finds that State has not exerted sufficient management oversight of the Summer Work Travel and the Trainee programs to guard against abuse of the programs and has been slow to address program deficiencies.

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The InterAgency Board 2004 Annual Report, and 2005 Standardized Equipment List

The SEL contains a list of generic equipment recommended by the IAB to local, state, and federal government organizations in preparing for and responding to Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) events.

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