On May 6, President Biden announced the nomination of David Pekoske for a second 5-year term as TSA Administrator.
Appointment of New Members: TSA Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC)
TSA Administrator David P. Pekoske announced new members of the Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC). CAA President, Steve Alterman was reappointed for a 2-year term and currently serves as Chair.
TSA Air Cargo Roadmap
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) published its 5-year strategic vision for modernizing, streamlining, and further securing air cargo transportation operations. The Air Cargo Security Roadmap is designed to help TSA and air cargo industry stakeholders identify and address emerging threats and ensure the efficient flow of commerce.
GAO Report on Air Cargo Security: TSA Field Testing
This GAO report addresses, among other things, how DHS secures inbound air cargo, and the extent to which TSA’s field assessment of a CT screening system included key practices for design and evaluation.
TSA Request for Information (RFI) on Options for ICAO Screening Standards
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issued an RFI seeking public input on complying with international security screening standards. CAA supports TSA’s intention to provide an alternative or alternatives to 100% screening to comply with the applicable ICAO standards. Other other risk-based, outcome-focused, security measures can accomplish the same or greater levels of security and should also be part of any alternative frameworks.