Homeland Security

DHS cloud migration RFP may arrive this fall under EAGLE NextGen

by Dave Nyczepir • 5 months ago

The procurements are expected to be the "flagship" of the EAGLE NextGen contract portfolio, said the cloud action officer for the agency's CIO.

Why patch management now takes agencies 20 days instead of 149

by Dave Nyczepir • 5 months ago

CISA boosted efficiency with a binding operational directive, one of several guidances it's issued to improve cybersecurity risk postures governmentwide.

Citizenship office’s IT shortcomings pose ‘significant risks,’ watchdogs say

by Evan Fallor • 3 years ago

USCIS' overhaul of its IT has undergone significant delays, costing the agency funding and posing a threat to national security, the Government Accountability Office warned in a recent report.

CDM — a pilot for a central IT modernization fund?

by Billy Mitchell • 3 years ago

The Department of Homeland Security’s governmentwide Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation cybersecurity task orders can serve as pilots to show the effects a centralized IT fund could have on bolstering agencies’ modernization efforts, officials working on the program said.

Energy Department warns of ‘imminent’ cyberattack on power grid

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

Privately owned infrastructure used to deliver electricity to U.S. homes, hospitals and businesses is in ”imminent danger” of cyberattacks, the Energy Department warns in a massive new report.

Customs outage from software update disrupts travel into the U.S.

by Billy Mitchell • 3 years ago

CBP confirmed the systems went out around 5 p.m. and were back online around 9 p.m. Monday, but the agency is still unsure of the cause.

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