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Current National Threat Level is elevated

The threat level in the airline sector is High or Orange. Read more.

Homeland Security 5 Year Anniversary 2003 - 2008, One Team, One Mission Securing the Homeland

Open For Business

DHS Industry Day
December 3, 2008

Open For Business centralizes information to let every business in America know how to work with the Department of Homeland Security. Designed to assist the business community, we include links to contracts, grants, small business opportunities, research and development and contacts.


  • Information Technology Acquisitions Homeland Security is establishing two department-wide contracts for information technology services and commodities.
  • E-Verify Program allows employers to check employees' eligibility. Under Secretary for Management Paul Schneider encourages vendors to participate. Read more (PDF, 2 pages - 223 KB).

Programs and Services


  • SAFETY Act - Part of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, the Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies (SAFETY) Act was enacted by Congress to encourage the development and deployment of anti-terrorism technologies to protect of the nation and provides “risk management” and “litigation management” protections for sellers of qualified anti-terrorism technologies and others in the supply and distribution chain.

This page was last reviewed/modified on October 27, 2008.