U.S. Customs and Border Protection

CBP scores $15M TMF award to modernize import tracking system

by • 2 weeks ago

CBP wants to breathe new life into its 30-year-old Automated Commercial System, a mainframe platform that runs on 3.9 million lines of COBOL code to track, control, and process everything imported into the U.S.

CBP more than doubling autonomous sentry towers along Southwest border

by • 1 month ago

The software involved could potentially help the Pentagon combat drones used by Iran-backed militias to scout bases prior to rocket and mortar attacks.

CBP looks to standardize its hybrid cloud environment

by • 1 month ago

Standardization will let the agency build applications once and move them anywhere in the environment, but more resources are needed.

DHS’s ability to counter drones is ‘limited’ because the office in charge didn’t request funding

by • 1 month ago

Without money, the Office of Policy couldn't hire the subject matter experts it needed to create a realistic work plan and complete guidance for authorized agencies.

DHS exploring 5 additional blockchain use cases

by • 2 months ago

The DHS Privacy Office, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services proposed new scenarios for the technology in a reissued solicitation.

Tech companies’ facial recognition bans unlikely to affect federal agencies

by • 2 months ago

The missions of the Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, and Transportation Security Administration are broader than that of police, and the market is far bigger than a few companies.

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