TSA Issues BAA for Innovative Security Concepts
- Marshal Draw. Friel, Brian // Government Executive;Aug2002, Vol. 34 Issue 11, p19
Focuses on the impact of air marshals joining the U.S. Transportation Security Administration on homeland security. Comments of police chief Bill Daddio on the issue; Maintenance of security on the ground; Cooperation of the police officers to work overtime. INSET: HIRING BONANZA..
- TSA Issues FY '11 BAA for Security Innovative Concepts. // TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;10/13/2010, Vol. 6 Issue 21, p19
This article focuses on the Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) issued by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration which seeks innovative concepts for security during fiscal year 2011.
- In Transit. Peckenpaugh, Jason // Government Executive;Jul2002, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p70
Focuses on the Operation Safe Commerce program imposed to ensure homeland security by the Transportation Security Administration in the U.S. Description of the program; Account on the establishment of the program; Efficacy of the program with the prevalence of terrorism threat confronting the...
- TSA Reaches 100% Air Cargo Screening Milestone. // TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;8/4/2010, Vol. 6 Issue 16, p4
This article announces the implementation by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) of a congressionally mandated requirement that all cargo being loaded onto passenger planes departing from U.S. airports be screened for explosives.
- Security Spending Drives Growth. Friel, Brian // Government Executive;Aug2003, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p38
Officials at the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA), created in November 2001 to federalize security at the nation's airports, decided quickly to rely on contractors to fulfill the agency's post-September 11 mission, largely because they didn't have a workforce of their own to...
- WASHINGTON OUTLOOK. Bond, David // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/3/2003, Vol. 158 Issue 9, p21
Presents developments related to homeland security issues in the U.S. Transportation Security Administration's proposed Aviation Security Screening Records and database underpinning the Computer-Assisted Passenger PreScreening System to profile airline passengers; Financial availability for...
- Digging through data for omens. Hawkins, Dana // U.S. News & World Report;4/7/2003, Vol. 134 Issue 11, p47
Discusses an airport security system that the U.S. Transportation Security Administration began testing. Specifics of the data mining system, which will use a computer data-sifting process to collect information about airline passengers in order to verify identity and look for security risks;...
- That Won't Fly. Sanchez, Julian // Reason;Mar2004, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p10
Comments on the inefficiency of the implementation of a federal document from the U.S. Transportation Security Administration which questions known or possible threats to aviation. People who were stopped while attempting to board a flight in December 2002; Complaints against the security measure.
- FAST-TRACKING FLYERS. Donnelly, Sally B. // Time;6/21/2004, Vol. 163 Issue 25, p17
Reports that the Transportation Security Administration is taking a significant step toward speeding the security process for some flyers. Launching of a three-month trial of its Registered Travel program, a fast-track for frequent flyers; Provisions for approved passengers to use less crowded...