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DHS News

Cities offer to pony up for shorter customs lines

Customs and Border Protection says it will put more resources into border crossings and customs terminals if the local communities pay for it.

Thursday - 07/11/2013, 08:23am EDT

Senate investigating DHS IG for nepotism, retaliation

Senate subcommittee investigating claims against Homeland Security deputy inspector general

Tuesday - 07/02/2013, 07:48pm EDT

Federal mobile apps lack standard security processes

DHS, DISA and GSA are heading down similar but different paths to ensure mobile apps are secure before being allowed on devices or networks. NIST is developing voluntary guidelines to improve mobile software security based on work done in other industry sectors.

Wednesday - 06/26/2013, 05:18am EDT
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Sequestration claims another conference: DHS' GFirst cyber event

U.S. CERT said in an email to organizers the current budgetary environment wouldn't support the annual cybersecurity conference

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 06:24pm EDT

ICE Director John Morton stepping down

The director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Monday he is stepping down next month to work in the private sector. John Morton, who has served as ICE director since May 2009, made the announcement in an email to staff, obtained by Federal News Radio.

Monday - 06/17/2013, 02:11pm EDT

Feds announce recovery of missing Nazi diary

Homeland Security and Justice Department officials planned to join U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum representatives Thursday to discuss the recovery of some 400 handwritten pages from Rosenberg's diary, covering 1936 to 1944.

Thursday - 06/13/2013, 12:22pm EDT

DHS finds classified cyber sharing program slow to take off

The Enhanced Cybersecurity Services program has seen a lot of interest by vendors, but few have invested in accepting cyber threat data from the government. Meanwhile, the Cyber Information Sharing and Collection Program is growing through the two-way sharing of unclassified threat indicators.

Thursday - 06/13/2013, 06:44am EDT
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House passes $45B homeland security spending bill

House passes $45B homeland security bill boosting spending above current levels

Thursday - 06/06/2013, 06:58pm EDT

Tons of cocaine entering U.S. due to sequestration cuts, rear admiral says

Coast Guard Rear Adm. Charles Michel, director of the Joint Interagency Task Force South told the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp that cuts from sequestration are limiting the resources available to stop large amounts of cocaine from entering the country.

Thursday - 06/06/2013, 11:38am EDT
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Inside the Reporter's Notebook: Reverse auctions for IT; DHS' answers not satisfying; Contractor salary cap proposal returns

News and buzz in the acquisition and IT communities that you may have missed this week.

Tuesday - 05/28/2013, 05:30am EDT
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Congress pressures agencies to speed up office consolidations

Members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management want to know why the NRC spent millions of dollars to renovate office space it may never use. DHS and HHS were praised by the committee for their approach to consolidating office space.

Thursday - 05/23/2013, 06:12am EDT
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Data breach puts DHS employees at risk of identity theft

The Homeland Security Department alerted employees in its headquarters office, and its Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement components that a vendor processing background investigations may have exposed personal data. DHS emphasizes there is no evidence of any lost or stolen information.

Wednesday - 05/22/2013, 04:05pm EDT

OMB reworking financial system requirements to focus on outcomes, not inputs

The administration is expected to release a new directive in the coming weeks to update Circular A-127, which defines how agencies operate their financial systems. The new guidance is expected to open the market up to vendors and make it easier for agencies to transition to shared service providers.

Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 05:27am EDT
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House bill protects homeland security budget

House bill protects homeland security budget from cuts facing other agencies

Friday - 05/17/2013, 03:10pm EDT

Strategic sourcing at DHS

Nick Nayak, Kevin Boshears, and Peter Ko from the Department of Homeland Security will discuss how strategic sourcing has helped the agency achieve its small business goals.
May 14, 2013

Tuesday - 05/14/2013, 11:15pm EDT
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Richard Spires resigns from DHS CIO post

After taking administrative leave for nearly two months, Richard Spires has decided to step down as chief information officer of the Homeland Security Department.

Tuesday - 05/07/2013, 05:49pm EDT

EPA, HUD search for ways to keep mid-career feds

Mid-career employees are a scarcity in government. While agencies are awash with employees at the early career stage and those with 20-plus years of federal service, there aren't enough in the middle stages, and that has federal managers worried. Agencies like EPA and HUD are taking matters into their own hands. Both are launching new efforts aimed at keeping mid-career feds from leaving government for the private sector.

Tuesday - 05/07/2013, 05:44am EDT
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DHS seeks vendor to update agencywide identity management system

The Homeland Security Department released a draft performance work statement to vendors. The draft PWS details DHS' needs to use HSPD-12 cards for computer network and building access.

Monday - 05/06/2013, 11:57am EDT

Arrested student entered US without visa

One of three college students arrested Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombings case was allowed to return to the United States from Kazakhstan in January despite not having a valid student visa.

Thursday - 05/02/2013, 10:02am EDT

Inside the Reporter's Notebook: Communication breakdown over FITARA? Lawmaker wants answers from DHS

News and buzz in the acquisition and IT communities that you may have missed this week.

Monday - 04/29/2013, 05:34am EDT
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