Federal intelligence agencies not prepared to develop much-needed new technology, he says.
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Dozens of federal, state, and local canines help sniff out potential danger during convention week.
Lawmakers, civil-liberties groups and the travel industry have criticized the CAPPS II plan over privacy concerns and potential inconvenience to travelers.
Delegates impressed with speed, thoroughness of Secret Service/TSA screening efforts at checkpoints outside Boston's FleetCenter.
Secretary says creation of Homeland Security Department required strong leadership and keeping employees informed.
Documents show senior-level "advisers" managed security and intelligence-related activities.
Secret Service hosts a Multi-Agency Communications Center with more than 70 representatives of 40 government agencies and private firms.
Special Agent Scott Sheafe has spent 13 months in Boston overseeing security preparations for the first post-9/11 political convention.