Tags U.S. Customs and Border Protection

CBP biometric, face-recognition tech draws scrutiny

by Carten Cordell • 2 months ago

For airline passengers entering the U.S. this holiday season, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is using some new tools to streamline immigration security.

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

by Carten Cordell • 3 months ago

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

Gov Actually Episode 17: Meet the 2017 Sammies Finalists pt. 2

by Billy Mitchell • 6 months ago

In this episode, the Gov Actually team speaks with Brenda Smith of CBP, who was nominated for the Sammies for her work on the Single Window system.

New House bill taps Silicon Valley for ‘smart’ border wall

by Carten Cordell • 7 months ago

Two days after calling for more technology to support border security, Hurd introduced new legislation to provide just that.

Rep. Hurd wants a smart border wall, not a dumb one

by Carten Cordell • 7 months ago

The Texas congressman said he would like to see an interoperable technology network for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's border security operations.

CBP will implement long-mandated biometric exit at airports, official says

by Shaun Waterman • 8 months ago

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is finally addressing the 15-year-old-plus legislative mandate to check the identity of departing foreign visitors using biometrics, CBP Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner John Wagner said Thursday.