Updates

Department of Homeland Security Launches Vendor Information Site for IT Products and Services

This site will invite businesses in the emerging homeland security industry to submit details about information technology (IT) products and services for enhancing the security of the homeland.

TSA Launches New Passenger Rail Security Pilot Program

The goal of the Transit and Rail Inspection Pilot (TRIP) is to evaluate the use of emerging technologies to screen passengers and their carry-on items for explosives in the transit and rail environment in certain situations.

GEOMET receives NFPA 1994, Class 2 certification from Safety Equipment Institute (SEI) for DTAPS Level B coverall ensemble

DTAPS (Disposable Toxicological Agent Protective System) Level B system is first in the industry to be certified as an NFPA 1994, Class 2 ensemble.

MSA Introduces The SafeSite Wireless Gas Detection System for Homeland Security

. . . in response to the needs of first responders, law enforcement, government agents and facilities managers

Homeland Security First to Define Interoperability Requirements for Nation's First Responder Community

The SoR (Statement of Requirements), developed under the SAFECOM Program, marks the first time the 50,000 public safety agencies have a document that defines future requirements for communicating and sharing information...

Homeland Security Selects Texas A&M University and University Of Minnesota to Lead New Centers of Excellence on Agro-Security

Over the course of the next three years two key agricultural sectors will be addressed -- foreign animal diseases and food security.

National Capital Region's Incident Management Team Receives Training From FEMA

The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has delivered vital training this month for the National Capital Region's newly formed regional Incident Management Team (IMT).

European Community and Department of Homeland Security Sign Landmark Agreement to Improve Container Security and Expand CSI

"This agreement sets the stage for enhanced cooperation between the United States and the European Community on CSI and other important security programs of common interest," said Secretary Ridge.

Homeland Security Establishes Its First Government "Think Tank"

This will be the Department's first Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC). The Institute will provide independent analysis on a variety of issues related to securing the homeland.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Announces Development of the Homeland Secure Data Network

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security today announced a contract to initiate the implementation of the Homeland Secure Data Network (HSDN).