U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
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.
CBP more than doubling autonomous sentry towers along Southwest border
The software involved could potentially help the Pentagon combat drones used by Iran-backed militias to scout bases prior to rocket and mortar attacks.
CBP looks to standardize its hybrid cloud environment
Standardization will let the agency build applications once and move them anywhere in the environment, but more resources are needed.
DHS’s ability to counter drones is ‘limited’ because the office in charge didn’t request funding
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.
DHS exploring 5 additional blockchain use cases
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.