Tag: DHS

Active Shooter

The Basics of Active Shooter or Mass Attacker Awareness

We can define an “active shooter” as someone who enters the workplace or a school campus with a gun. We can also define a “mass attacker” as someone who comes to the workplace, school, or public place with lethal intent and may be armed with an edged weapon, a bomb, or who uses a vehicle […]

ID cards

Deadline Extends for REAL ID Compliance

Most travelers have time to get the new high-security driver’s licenses needed to fly in the future. As reported in the Total Security Daily Advisor back in November, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) planned to impose the REAL ID Act in early 2018, but the new deadline is now late 2020.

TSA Plans to Impose the REAL ID Act in 2018

Effective January 22, 2018, air travelers with a driver’s license or identification (ID) card issued by a state that does not meet the requirements of the REAL ID Act may have to present an alternative form of identification acceptable to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in order to board a commercial domestic U.S. flight.

DHS Announces New Enhanced Aviation Security Measures

New rules from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security require airlines that fly to the United States to step up screening of passengers and in certain cases and to impose more stringent security checks. Explosive detection devices had to be in place within weeks of the June 28th announcement.