U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations Executive Director for Planning, Program, Analysis, and Evaluation Colleen Manaher addresses the work of CBP, particularly with regard to CBP’s development of the minimum standards and best practices for the issuance of cross border travel documents through the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI), CBP’s Trusted Traveler Programs and the use of biometrics to secure these programs.
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Office of Intelligence and Analysis Assistant Administrator Stephen Sadler addresses TSA’s role in the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program.
U.S. Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy Rear Admiral Joseph Servidio addresses the Coast Guard’s role in enforcing compliance of the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program within the maritime transportation system.
Acting Deputy Secretary Rand Beers addresses DHS’ commitment to ensuring cyberspace is supported by a secure and resilient infrastructure that enables open communication, innovation, and prosperity while protecting privacy, confidentiality, and civil rights and civil liberties by design.
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today announced the release of FY 2013 Funding Opportunity Announcements for eight U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) preparedness grant programs totaling over $1.5 billion to assist states, urban areas, tribal and territorial governments, non-profit agencies, and the private sector in strengthening our nation’s ability to prevent, protect, mitigate, respond to, and recover from terrorist attacks, major disasters and other emergencies in support of the National Preparedness Goal and the National Preparedness System.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations Executive Associate Director James Dinkins, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations Acting Deputy Assistant Commissioner John Wagner, and National Protection and Programs Directorate Office of Biometric Identity Management Deputy Director Shonnie Lyon address the efforts of the Department of Homeland Security to prevent the exploitation of our non-immigrant visa system by terrorists and criminals.
DHS National Protection and Programs Directorate Office of Cybersecurity & Communications Acting Assistant Secretary Roberta Stempfley, and National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) Director Larry Zelvin address NCCIC’s role, responsibilities, and future planning to protect the Nation’s critical infrastructure from cyber attacks, secure Federal networks, and coordinate private sector cyber threat information sharing.
U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Robert Papp, Jr. addresses the Coast Guard’s FY 2014 Budget Request, and highlights some of the Coast Guard’s recent operational successes.
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Office of Intelligence and Analysis Assistant Administrator Steve Sadler addresses TSA’s role in the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program.