TITLE

HOMELAND SECURITY: Better Use of Terrorist Watchlist Information and Improvements in Deployment of Passenger Screening Checkpoint Technologies Could Further Strengthen Security

AUTHOR(S)
Larence, Eileen R.; Lord, Stephen M.
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;1/28/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the research conducted by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on homeland security in the U.S. It states that the attempted bombing of flight 253 has raised questions on the ability of the federal government to protect the homeland and secure the commercial aviation system. It emphasizes that homeland security can be strengthened through better use of terrorist watchlist information and improvements in deployment of passenger checkpoint technologies.
ACCESSION #
48002067

 

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