U.S. Customs and Border Protection

DHS launches phase 2 of airport facial recognition demonstration

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 days ago

TSA and CBP are testing facial recognition on passengers set to depart on "specified international flights."

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

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

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

CBP is looking for cloud migration with new RFI

by Carten Cordell • 6 months ago

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is seeking details on how to migrate all of its applications to the cloud ahead of a September 2019 deadline.

Two senators say CBP can’t detect if passport chips are tampered with

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 6 months ago

Sens. Ron Wyden and Claire McCaskill say there are weaknesses in CBP's ability to authenticate the electronic RFID chips in U.S. passports.

CBP biometric, face-recognition tech draws scrutiny

by Carten Cordell • 8 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 • 9 months ago

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