U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
CBP CIO on using modern data center tech to serve the mission
Though cloud computing is dominating most IT discussions, data centers still play a critical role for U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s modernization strategy.
DHS sued over social media surveillance of visa holders
Naturalization attempts may have been denied based on posts from applicants' social media connections.
DHS and immigration authorities sued by ACLU over phone tracking
The organization wants to know how bulk databases of phone location data are being used by the agencies, which have refused Democratic senators' requests for their legal analysis.
ICE’s $100M cloud deal could renew pressure on AWS, Microsoft over human rights abuses
Employees at both companies have previously attempted to stop their involvement with the agency over its enforcement of the Trump administration's child separation policy at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Bad IT bungled DHS’s attempt to reunite families separated at the border
After DHS separated families as a part of the Trump administration's Zero Tolerance Policy, legacy IT hampered its reunification efforts.
CBP’s supply chain efforts are screaming for AI
Blockchain pilots have the agency ingesting more data than ever, data that needs to be analyzed faster to validate security.