Updates

EADS to Support International Center for Decision and Risk Analysis At the University of Texas, Dallas

EADS will support a new international research organization at the University of Texas, Dallas to provide a forum for the exchange of knowledge and experience on risk management.

Implant Sciences Receives U.S. Patent Office "Notice of Allowance" for Explosives Detector Cyclone Air Sampling Technology

The notice of allowance indicates that the Company has fulfilled all requirements for the issuance of a new patent entitled, "Cyclone Sampling Nozzle for an Ion Mobility Spectrometer," expected to be issued in the next two to three months.

NRC RESTORES VARIOUS DOCUMENTS REMOVED FROM WEB SITE FOR SECURITY REVIEW

The Oct. 25 suspension of public access to documents on ADAMS, the NRCs on-line document library, took place when documents were identified on that library that could possibly aid terrorists.

Department of Homeland Security Adopts Facial Recognition Standard

will also be used to specify definitions of photographic properties and digital image attributes, and as a standards format for relevant applications, including human examination and computer automated face recognition.

Office of Air and Marine Operations Moved to U.S. Customs and Border Protection

This planned move furthers the Departments intent to integrate air and marine law enforcement personnel, missions and assets and is consistent with Congressional action in the FY 2005 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations bill.

US Dept. of Homeland Security Sponsored Evaluation Confirms Superior Performance of Response Biomedical's RAMP Anthrax Test

the only rapid biological detection system to meet the new performance standards introduced by AOAC INTERNATIONAL for rapid immunoassay-based anthrax detection systems

Statement by Department of Homeland Security on Lowering of Threat Level for Financial Service Sector

On November 10, 2004, the Department of Homeland Security announced that the U.S. government has lowered the threat level for the financial services sector in New York City, Northern New Jersey and Washington, D.C. from high or Code Orange to elevated or

RAE Systems Extends Leadership in Military Aviation Maintenance Safety with $500,000 Contract

for MultiRAE Wing Tank Entry Kits, extending the companys growing presence in military aviation safety. Under the terms of the contract, RAE Systems will provide toxic and flammable gas monitoring units used while servicing military aircraft

Fact Sheet: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2005

October 18, 2004, President George W. Bush signed the FY 2005 Homeland Security Appropriations Act, which provides $28.9 billion in net discretionary spending for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Machine-Readable Passport Procedures for Visa Waiver Travelers Announced by the Department of Homeland Security

Beginning October 26, 2004, officers from the U.S. Department of Homeland Securitys (DHS) Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will begin enforcing requirements that travelers applying for admission under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) must be in