US boosts airport security after Russian airliner tragedy
US boosts airport security after Russian airliner tragedy

US President Barack Obama cited the possibility that an explosive device aboard Russian aircraft caused the last week's crash which killed all 224 people aboard.

Homeland Security websites vulnerable to cyber attack: Audit

The U.S. department charged with protecting government computers needs to secure its own information systems better, according to an audit released on Tuesday that showed lapses in internal systems used by the Secret Service and Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Alarm at GHW Bush home broken for 13 months: Report

The alarm at former President George HW Bush's home was broken for at least 13 months before the US Secret Service fixed it, according to a report released on Thursday by the Homeland Security Department's investigator.

US warns about American youths seeking Islamic State connection

The FBI and Department of Homeland Security have warned law enforcement agencies across the country about American youths wanting to join Islamic State militants fighting in the Middle East, officials said on Thursday.

US Congress averts Homeland Security shutdown

Feuding US lawmakers narrowly avoided a Department of Homeland Security shutdown on Friday at the 11th hour, but funded the agency only until March 6, forcing Congress to revisit the issue next week.

US Senate strikes homeland security deal, deadline looms

US Senate leaders struck a deal Wednesday to avert an ugly shutdown and fund homeland security operations through September, but it remained unclear whether lawmakers will agree to the plan before Friday`s deadline.

NSA Ajit Doval stays back in US for talks on terror, homeland security

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval has stayed back here for two days to meet his US counterparts and discuss issues relating to terror and homeland security.

India, Israel discuss counter-terrorism, homeland security

India and Israel on Friday discussed the implementation of agreement on counter-terrorism and homeland security between the two countries.

US govt issues shoe-bomb advisory to airlines

The US federal government has issued a new advisory to airlines, warning of potential threats of bombs hidden in shoes on inbound flights to the US.

Syria now `a matter of homeland security`: US official

The Syria conflict has become a US domestic security concern, Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson has said, one day after returning from talks in Europe where the war-torn nation topped the agenda.

New York, New Jersey ready for Super Bowl close-up with Broncos-Seahawks matchup

Some 80,000 football fans from around the world are set to pack into New Jersey`s Met Life Stadium on Sunday for the first NFL Super Bowl championship played in the New York area, an event that has shone a fresh spotlight on the region.

Obama names former lawyer to head security unit

President Barack Obama says the former Pentagon lawyer he is recalling to service to lead the Department of Homeland Security has a deep understanding of the threats and challenges facing the United States.

NASA and Homeland Security testing radar for tracking disaster victims

NASA along with the US Department of Homeland Security are reportedly working together on developing a first-of-its-kind portable radar device to trace disaster struck victims.

Homeland Security official probed

President Barack Obama`s choice to be the No. 2 official at the Homeland Security Department is under investigation for his role in helping a company secure an international investor visa for a Chinese executive.

Counter-terrorism to top Indo-US security dialogue agenda

Threats from terror groups will be top on the agenda of India-US Homeland Security dialogue between Sushilkumar Shinde and his American counterpart.

US-India Homeland Security meeting today

Terrorism and its funding, transnational crime and intelligence sharing will be among the key issues to be discussed threadbare at the US-India Homeland Security meeting to be held here Friday.

US Homeland Security Sec Napolitano meets Sibal

US Secretary of Homeland Security
Janet Napolitano is understood to have met Communications and
Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal to discuss various
issues related to cyber security of both countries.

US Homeland Security Secretary pays tribute to 26/11 victims

US Secretary of Homeland Security
Janet Napolitano on Tuesday paid tribute to the martyrs and victims
of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack by laying a wreath at a
police memorial in south Mumbai.

Homeland Security to use drones along border

The Homeland Security Department
will use unmanned surveillance aircraft and other
technological upgrades in its ongoing effort to protect the
southern border of the United States.

Homeland Security to use drones along US border

The drones will be used to protect the southern border of the United States.