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DHS’s ability to counter drones is ‘limited’ because the office in charge didn’t request funding

by • 5 days ago

Without money, the Office of Policy couldn't hire the subject matter experts it needed to create a realistic work plan and complete guidance for authorized agencies.

Tech associations push Senate to fund TMF, CDM in next relief bill

by • 6 days ago

There is still a critical need for IT modernization and cybersecurity funding as the pandemic continues, a group of six tech associations writes to Senate leaders.

DHS exploring 5 additional blockchain use cases

by • 2 weeks ago

The DHS Privacy Office, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services proposed new scenarios for the technology in a reissued solicitation.

DHS S&T develops calculator for estimating coronavirus decay in the air

by • 3 weeks ago

The new tool can be used by federal, state and local health officials to make decisions minimizing person-to-person transmission.

How necessity revealed government’s potential to innovate

by • 3 weeks ago

IBM’s public sector chief highlights how agencies were able to move faster than they thought possible in recent weeks, and what that reveals about future innovation.

Tech companies’ facial recognition bans unlikely to affect federal agencies

by • 3 weeks ago

The missions of the Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, and Transportation Security Administration are broader than that of police, and the market is far bigger than a few companies.

State Department seeks ‘clean path’ 5G networks

by • 4 weeks ago

State wants "an end-to-end communication path that does not use any 5G transmission, control, computing, or storage equipment from an untrusted vendor."

Democratic lawmakers target 4 agencies that reportedly surveilled protests

by • 4 weeks ago

The National Guard, FBI, Customs and Border Protection and DEA are jointly addressed in the letter spearheaded by Reps. Anna Eshoo of California and Bobby Rush of Illinois.

SBA systems fended off foreign adversaries applying for coronavirus loans

by • 1 month ago

Users in North Korea, China and Russia applied for CARES Act loans intended for U.S. small businesses, the agency's deputy CIO says.

Is Karen Evans the next DHS CIO?

by • 1 month ago

Sources with knowledge of the decision say President Trump could appoint Evans in the coming days.

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