Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas launched the Office of Homeland Security Statistics (OHSS), which will advance the Department’s statistical reporting and analysis capabilities.
Chief Privacy Officer Memorandum For Component Heads: Fiscal Year 2024 Reminder of Responsibilities and Obligations under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
The DHS Privacy Office Strategic Plan supports the Office’s mission of promoting and protecting our shared values of privacy and transparency, while safeguarding the homeland. This page contains the Privacy Office Strategic Plan for FY 2023-FY 2027.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS or Department) will use this Threads account for external relations (communications/outreach/public dialogue), to make information and services widely available to the general public, and promote transparency and accountability. DHS Office of Public Affairs (OPA) serves as the executive agent for the DHS Threads account and controls who at the Department has access to make changes to the account.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is responsible for security in all modes of transportation and has broad authority to assess threats to transportation and to direct implementation of measures intended to safeguard security at airports and other transportation facilities. Among its programs, TSA conducts vulnerability assessments at airports and other transportation centers and plans to operate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to improve these assessments. TSA may also use UAS for law enforcement operations at special events and to assist with the response to transportation incidents such as rail accidents, pipeline spills, or downed aircraft.
Report 2022-01 and 2022-02 of the DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee on Privacy Recommendations in connection with Information Sharing and Emerging Technologies Cloud Migration.
In this episode of “S1-on-1” our leaders discuss the Department’s accomplishment in significantly reducing FOIA backlog, Black History Month, why representation matters, and how DHS is protecting privacy in our daily lives while executing the mission of the Department.