Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Post-9/11 privacy board taking a hard look at facial recognition in airports

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 week ago

The research kicked off last month with a visit to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. Here's where it's going next.

DHS lacks a cyber workforce strategy four years later

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

Without proper staffing and training, the department can't be sure federal systems are secure, according to the Office of Inspector General.

Blockchain interoperability draws attention of DHS science and technology unit

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 weeks ago

The agency thinks the company Danube Tech has a good idea for technology that may be useful for preventing forgery of travel documents, among other things.

After protest, open source software company Chef will let ICE contract expire

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 weeks ago

In a quick about-face, the company also committed to donating to charities that support people impacted by family separation and detention policies.

Citizenship and Immigration Services ramps up SOC automation

by Dave Nyczepir • 4 weeks ago

CISO Shane Barney is growing his team of 100 developers within the security operations center, which is even testing bots in machine learning.

Leaders want TIC 3.0 to serve as model for better policymaking

by Billy Mitchell • 4 weeks ago

The latest Trusted Internet Connections document — the first in a dozen years — sets an example for how OMB can revamp policy to be more iterative and in rhythm with the evolution of technology.

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