Department of Homeland Security

DHS’s West to retire at the end of May

by Carten Cordell • 6 hours ago

DHS officials confirmed that Barry West, deputy CIO and senior accountable official for risk management, will retire from the department on May 31.

SOC-as-a-Service may be the first of multiple CDM shared services

by Carten Cordell • 2 weeks ago

CDM officials are looking at other possible cybersecurity offerings the program could develop as a shared service provider.

DHS’s Silicon Valley innovation arm brings in another drone company

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 weeks ago

Intelleuron will work to develop capabilities that will allow CBP officers to use drones to automatically identify potential threats, like armed smugglers.

DHS piloting blockchain standards for supply chain security

by Carten Cordell • 2 weeks ago

Officials said blockchain holds promise for supply chain security, but needs interoperability standards to be effectively utilized.

TSA turns to Silicon Valley Innovation Program for new ideas on bag screening

by Samantha Ehlinger • 3 weeks ago

The goal is to find techniques to automatically classify the contents of a passenger’s bag in such a way “that can support future algorithm development for explosives and/or prohibited item threats.”

DHS must improve information sharing about cyberthreats, Rep. Ruppersberger says

by FedScoop Staff • 3 weeks ago

In particular, the Maryland Democrat is warning of the dangers posed by nation-state hacking tools.