For Industry


Aviation Programs

TSA provides security oversight of commercial air transport services through security programs designed to protect passengers, crew and property.

Cargo Programs

TSA provides a system for industry to screen 100 percent of cargo transported on passenger aircraft.

Security Fees

TSA implements congressionally legislated security fees to help finance the cost of securing the nation’s transportation systems.


TSA provides federal flight deck officer, crew member self defense and armed security officer training.


Aviation Security Advisory Committee

The committee provides advice to the TSA administrator on aviation security matters.

Electronic Baggage Screening Program

The program ensures screening of all passenger checked baggage for concealed explosives.

General Aviation

The DCA Access Standard Security Program and Maryland-Three Program provide security measures for the National Capital Region.

Screening Partnership Program

The program supports contracted screening service at commercial airports under federal oversight.


Cybersecurity Toolkit

Surface Transportation Cybersecurity Toolkit.

First Observer Plus™

First Observer provides training for transportation professionals to report suspicious activity.


Apply for a hazardous materials endorsement.

Intermodal Security Training and Exercise Program

 I-STEP provides exercise, training, and security planning tools and services.


Find information about training, grants, and information sharing.

Surface Security Training Rule

Find information about this rule to include regulatory requirements, effective date and regulatory timeline.

Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee

The Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee advises the TSA Administrator on surface transportation security matters.


Apply for a TWIC® card.



Learn about doing business with TSA in support of its mission to protect the nation’s transportation systems.

Capability Acceptance Process

CAP is a mechanism for industry stakeholders to leverage equipment and Capability to TSA to accelerate acquisition timelines, facilitate recapitalizations, and enhance security and the passenger experience.

Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-UAS) Test Bed Program


Working with the TSA workforce, industry, academia and other partners to develop disruptive innovations that improve security and efficiency in our nation's transportation systems.

Innovation Task Force

Fosters innovation by integrating key stakeholders to demonstrate emerging solutions that increase security effectiveness and efficiency while improving the passenger experience.

Open Architecture

A design approach in which equipment components, such as software and hardware, are standards-based and interoperable to allow a wide range of industry partners to create improved subcomponents.

Public Area Security Summits

Learn about the Public Area Security Summits

Sensitive Security Information

Sensitive Security Information is information that, if publicly released, would be detrimental to transportation security.