Department of Homeland Security News

US and Israel sign agreement to improve joint aviation security

The exchange of information is critical to DHS's efforts to enhance overall global aviation securityDepartment of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano and Israeli Transport and Road Safety Minister Israel Katz announced a new agreement to enhance information sharing about civil aviation security incidents and ensure efficient and effective coordination in response to potential acts of terrorism and other aviation-related public safety emergencies."The real-time exchange of inf...

Department of Homeland Security Secretary meets officials to spruce up global aviation security standards

 DHS Secretary Janet NapolitanoPhoto courtesy of FEMA Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano travelled to Mexico City at the invitation of her Mexican colleague, Interior Secretary Fernando Francisco Gómez-Mont, to meet with officials from North, Central and South American and Caribbean and the International Civil Aviation Organisation to discuss ways to bolster global aviation security measures and standards. "The international dimensions of the December 25...