U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
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.
Another agency draws attention of senators for warrantless use of phone data
Customs and Border Protection spent nearly half a million dollars on a subscription to Venntel's phone location database.
DHS’s innovation program brings in 5 more blockchain startups
The small Phase 1 awards are specifically for projects on preventing forgery and counterfeiting of certificates and licenses at agencies like U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Reducing workforce and budget constraints with RPA tools
Agencies seeking to reduce costs and improve time management should consider robotic process automation, say government leaders.
CBP scores $15M TMF award to modernize import tracking system
CBP wants to breathe new life into its 30-year-old Automated Commercial System, a mainframe platform that runs on 3.9 million lines of COBOL code to track, control, and process everything imported into the U.S.