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Meeting Federal Requirements - Virgin Islands Port Authority secures the islands with access control

Meeting Federal Requirements

The remote geographic location with each island being separated by miles of ocean posed some challenges for the project, making air, land and sea transportation necessary to complete the job.

U.S. Officials on the Lookout for ISIS-Made Passports

U.S. Officials on the Lookout for ISIS-Made Passports

U.S. officials express anxiety about ISIS-made passports after evidence of production “industry.”

Obama: No ‘Specific and Credible’ Holiday Threat

Obama: No ‘Specific and Credible’ Holiday Threat

President Obama assures the nation that there are no potential terrorist threats leading into the holidays.

U.S. Revamps Homeland Security Alert System

U.S. Revamps Homeland Security Alert System

The Department of Homeland Security issued a new type of terror alert in December, warning Americans that self-radicalized suspects inspired by foreign extremists could strike without notice.

U.S. Looking to Boost Social Media Security

U.S. Looking to Boost Social Media Security

After evidence of attack in San Bernardino was found on social media, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is looking to boost security on social-networking sites.

Obama Calls for New Security Measures after Terrorist Attack

Obama Calls for New Security Measures after Terrorist Attack

The President of the United States calls for stricter gun laws in the wake of the attack on San Bernardino.

State Department Issues Worldwide Travel Alert

State Department Issues Worldwide Travel Alert

The U.S. has issued a worldwide travel alert for Americans amid concerns that terror groups and individuals plan more attacks after the Paris massacres.

France and Belgium Look for Tougher Security Measures

France and Belgium Look for Tougher Security Measures

The prime ministers of France and Belgium are looking to increase security following the Paris attacks.



Two Air France Flights Diverted Due to Threats

Two Air France Flights Diverted Due to Threats

Two Air France flights bound for Paris from the U.S. were diverted because of threats Tuesday night.

Russia Confirms Bomb Downed Plane in Egypt

Russia Confirms Bomb Downed Plane in Egypt

More than two weeks after the crash that killed 224, Russia has started sending missiles into ISIS strongholds.

Security Tightened at APEC Meeting in Philippines

Security Tightened at APEC Meeting in Philippines

The threats have been directed at the meetings, but Asia has heightened security following Paris attacks.

Paris Attackers Could have used PlayStation 4 to Communicate

Paris Attackers Could have used PlayStation 4 to Communicate

Authorities acknowledge the PlayStation 4 gaming console as an effective avenue of covert communication for terrorists.

Military Creates New “Iron Man” Suit

Military Creates New “Iron Man” Suit

The U.S. military is closer than ever to putting Iron Man on the front lines.

Pentagon Suspends Missile Defense Program after Blimp Escapes

Pentagon Suspends Missile Defense Program After Blimp Escapes

The military has indefinitely suspended the JLENS program one week after one of the blimps broke free, spreading chaos with it as it went.

U.S. Airports Missing Layers of Security

U.S. Airports Missing Layers of Security

A recent investigation shows U.S. airports are missing important security measures.

Israel Deploys Troops to Bolster Security

Israel Deploys Troops to Bolster Security

The nation is on high alert after a number of violent incidents.

Delta Scientific Crash Barriers Used during Pope’s Visit

Delta Scientific Crash Barriers Used during Pope's Visit

The MP5000 portable crash barriers were used during Pope Francis’s visit to the U.S.

Keeping the Pope Secure on U.S. Soil

Keeping the Pope Secure on U.S. Soil

It’s not every day the Pope shows up for a visit, but when he does arrive in the United States, security is in the front of everyone’s mind.

Border Patrol Scores in Marijuana Bust

Border Patrol Scores in Marijuana Bust

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Sector seized more than 1,400 pounds of marijuana Monday.

Muslim Boy Builds Clock, Gets Mistaken for Building Bomb

Muslim Boy Builds Clock, Gets Mistaken for Building Bomb

Ahmed Mohamed was detained after his teacher notified authorities.

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