Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
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.
Tech companies’ facial recognition bans unlikely to affect federal agencies
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.
Is Karen Evans the next DHS CIO?
Sources with knowledge of the decision say President Trump could appoint Evans in the coming days.
Federal cyber incidents continue downward trend, according to annual FISMA report to Congress
The report shows there were 8% fewer cybersecurity incidents reported in fiscal 2019 across government.
Cloud has been vital to DHS’s pandemic continuity of operations, CIO says
"The ability to access the data and the systems and the tools from anywhere is critical," acting CIO Beth Cappello said.