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Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC)


Provides advice to the TSA administrator on aviation security matters, including the development, refinement, and implementation of policies, programs, rulemaking, and security directives pertaining to aviation security.

Statement by Secretary Jeh C. Johnson on U.S. Airport Security Enhancements

Today, I am announcing that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will take additional steps to address the potential insider threat vulnerability at U.S. airports. These steps follow a 90-day Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC) comprehensive review conducted at my request in January 2015. I also asked the ASAC to identify other trends to determine if additional risk-based security measures, resource reallocations, new investments or policy changes are necessary.

Readout of Secretary Johnson's Visit to Atlanta

Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson traveled to Atlanta to view U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) operations at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and meet with TSA and airport stakeholders to discuss collective efforts to facilitate travel while ensuring the highest standards of security.

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