Donald Trump's proposed border wall has never been considered the most practical policy option, but according to a new Reuters report, even the border patrol agents on the ground have no desire for one.
U.S. seaports are vulnerable to cyberattacks that could cripple not just the ports, but business sectors including critical manufacturing, energy, chemical, transportation and food and agriculture.
The president's fiscal 2017 budget request to Congress included discretionary budget authority of $40.6 billion for the Homeland Security Department – an amount that's $381 million more than the department's fiscal 2016 enacted level.
Amid calls for the Homeland Security Department to more closely monitor security threats hidden in plain sight on social media, the department issued a request for information Jan. 25 on social media analytics technologies.
The Homeland Security Department on Friday faced another call from Capitol Hill to incorporate the monitoring of social media platforms into the background checks of visa applicants.
A day after a Homeland Security Department report showed that most U.S. visitors do not overstay their visas, a Senate subcommittee said a biometric exit system is crucial.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection this week began using facial recognition technology at John F. Kennedy International Airport to verify that travelers match their passport photos. The move follows a successful pilot of the technology at Washington Dulles International Airport in Northern Virginia.
Two Homeland Security Department agencies need to improve their data quality and sharing to better identify instances of human trafficking, a new report found.
Federal entities that use unmanned aircraft systems, or UAS, should keep the specific use of the technology as it relates to agency mission, as well as privacy and legal considerations, top of mind through the entire program lifecycle, suggests the Homeland Security Department.
Improvised explosive devices aren't just a significant threat to soldiers on the battlefield, but they're also a leading killer of civilians worldwide, Interpol's secretary general said this week in Australia where the first-ever international forum to counter such threats was held.