Tags Department of Homeland Security

USCIS continues to struggle with its Electronic Immigration System

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 5 days ago

The agency's attempt to automate the N-400, the key application for naturalization form, "has not been successful."

OPM CISO Cord Chase: ‘Cyber is just a support role’ to IT modernization

by Carten Cordell • 1 week ago

In this latest FedScoop Q&A, Chase talks about fostering collaboration across the executive branch to safeguard information at OPM.

DHS advocates ‘innovative’ public-private partnerships in fight against online extremism

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 week ago

A recently released Countering Violent Extremism Task Force report explores the components of a comprehensive government and private sector response.

Software maintenance at the root of CBP’s January outage, report finds

by Carten Cordell • 2 weeks ago

A four-hour outage of the agency's passenger processing system in January ultimately had to be corrected by legacy system servers.

AI experts slam proposed use of ‘extreme vetting’ algorithms

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 weeks ago

Automation could easily be used to "arbitrarily flag groups of immigrants under a veneer of objectivity," a group of 54 computer scientists says.

NDAA’s new protest pilot could send ripples through IT contracting

by Carten Cordell • 4 weeks ago

The pilot could have significant impacts on IT procurement beyond the defense sector as federal agencies seek to curb the number of protest awards.