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Secretary Kelly Discusses DHS Priorities at Aspen Security Forum

Yesterday, Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly discussed his top priorities for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) at the Aspen Security Forum. In a discussion with NBC News’ Pete Williams, Secretary Kelly highlighted DHS efforts to confront transnational criminal organizations by reducing drug demand, raise global aviation security standards, and bolster cybersecurity.

Fact Sheet: Aviation Enhanced Security Measures for All Commercial Flights to the United States

The United States and the global aviation community face an adaptive and agile enemy. Terrorist groups continue to target passenger aircraft, and we have seen a “spider web” of threats to commercial aviation as terrorist pursue new attack methods.  Based on these concerns, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is working to raise the baseline of global aviation security to keep the traveling public safe, in coordination with our international partners.

Remarks for the Council for New American Security Conference

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is working to raise the baseline for aviation security across the globe by implementing enhanced security measures, both seen and unseen, at all last-point-of-departure airports in 105 countries around world. These measures will be implemented in phases, in coordination with our international partners.

A gentleman aircraft marshalling.

How Not To Be *That Guy* At The Airport Checkpoint

Flying within the U.S. this summer? You’re not alone. Experts estimate that more people are taking to the skies this year than ever before, with 40 million Americans traveling on Memorial Day weekend alone. Want to get through security as fast as possible, while still being safe? Check out these tips for domestic travel from your friends at TSA.

TSA Ensures Security Preparedness for High Summer Travel Volume

The Transportation Security Administration is preparing for the start of the summer travel period, typically marked by the Memorial Day holiday weekend and continuing through Labor Day. Record numbers of passengers are expected at airports this summer, with peak travel periods occurring in June and July, including the July 4th weekend. During the busiest days of the summer, TSA will screen more than 2.5 million passengers per day.

Written testimony of TSA for a House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation and Protective Security hearing titled “Checkpoint of the Future: Evaluating TSA’s Innovation Task Force Initiative”

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Office of Requirements and Capabilities Analysis Acting Assistant Administrator Steve Karoly addresses TSA’s Innovation Task Force and its role in fulfilling TSA’s mission to protect the nation’s transportation systems to ensure freedom of movement for people and commerce.

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