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- Jackson Resigns from DHS. // Traffic World;10/1/2007, Vol. 271 Issue 39, p15
The article announces the resignation of Michael P. Jackson as transportation executive at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
- GE Itemiser Wins TSA Seal of Approval. // Airport Security Report;7/15/2009, Vol. 17 Issue 14, p8
The article reports that the Itemiser DX desktop explosives trace detectors developed by GE Security Inc. has received the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) certification in the U.S. The certification was obtained after the equipment completed TSA certification testing in the...
- Salt Lake City Airport. // AirGuide Business;2/22/2010, p10
The article reports on the move of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Department of Homeland Security to stop using the word SimpliFLY in all communications following a trademark dispute with Salt Lake City International Airport.
- TSA Seeks Fingerprint System. // TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;7/6/2011, Vol. 7 Issue 14, p15
This article reports on the issuance of a Request for Proposals for a commercial-off-the-shelf fingerprint system by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in 2011.
- TSA Issues RFP for Law Enforcement Database Access. // TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;7/6/2011, Vol. 7 Issue 14, p16
This article reports on the issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a commercial-off-the-shelf law enforcement database access (LEDA) by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in 2011.
- Loud and Clear. Rutzick, Karen // Government Executive;Apr2007, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p20
The article reports on the response of U.S. Homeland Security Department (HSD) Deputy Secretary Michael Jackson to the findings from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management's 2006 Federal Human Capital Survey. Of 36 federal agencies surveyed, HSD ranked 30th in job satisfaction, 30th in...
- Transportation Security: DHS Should Address Key Challenges before Implementing the Transportation Worker Identification Credential Program: GAO-06-982. Berrick, Cathleen // GAO Reports;10/20/2006, p1
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is developing the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) to ensure that only workers that do not pose a terrorist threat are allowed to enter secure areas of transportation facilities. TSA completed TWIC program testing in June...
- Falling through the cracks. Edmonson, R. G. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);11/12/2007, Vol. 8 Issue 45, p34
The article discusses the stoppage of the 465-mile Columbia-Snake River system project for lack of additional funding. The Regional Maritime Security Coalition (RMSC) for the Columbia River, which runs between Canada and the U.S., has spent more than US$3 million of funds in building the...
- Status of TSA's Acquisition of Technology for Screening Passenger Identification and Boarding Passes. // GAO Reports;6/19/2012, preceding p1
The article discusses the U.S. Transportation Security Administration's (TSA's) Passenger Screening Program that has undergone initial testing. The initial testing of the Credential Authentication Technology (CAT)anf the Boarding Pass Scanning Systems (BPSS) has been completed by TSA. It further...