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In an interview on the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris, Brenda Smith, the executive director for trade policy and programs at CBP, said the a new "simplified entry" tool, which is currently in the testing phase, will help streamline data requirements for companies that import material into the United States.
Rick "Ozzie" Nelson, director of homeland security and counterterrorism at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, ponders the TSA's evolving role in keeping the transportation system secure.
Illinois State Police, Department of Homeland Security not saying is shutdown of water pump was due to failure or computer hackers.
Rich Stana is director of Homeland Security and Justice Issues at the Government Accountability Office.
The Department of Homeland Security has awarded the Online Trust Alliance a contract to to train agencies on email authentication.
Under the $40 million deal, ICE wants a modernized system that gives investigators access to more than 100 disparate databases.
Despite considerations to cut federal workforce sizes, three agencies' staff have been growing in recent years.
Randy Vanderhoof, the executive director of the alliance, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss how the use of smart cards for identity and access are driving commercial security identity credentials.
ouse Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith issued a subpoena Friday to force the Department of Homeland Security to turn over records about illegal immigrants identified but not detained or removed by federal authorities
The Homeland Security Department and NASA moving to the cloud to support mission needs and reduce the cost and effort to support back-office systems. Federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel said he is focusing on four areas of cloud: agencies, procurement, international and cybersecurity.
The Department of Homeland Security wants to be your "friend" whether you invite them or not.
The wave of uprisings across North Africa and the Middle East have prompted the U.S. government to begin developing guidelines for culling intelligence from social media networks, a top Homeland Security official said Monday.
The Department of Homeland Security is getting ready to pilot a technology acquisition concept that will bundle several services into one. They call it workplace-as-a-service, and DHS is hoping it will help its components buy IT more efficiently. The concept would bundle technologies like virtual desktop infrastructure, mobile devices and smartphones into a single service contract that parts of Homeland Security could sign up for. DHS has also ordered all of its components to use enterprise services for commodity technology purchases.
STRATFOR Vice President of Intelligence Fred Burton joins host Derrick Dortch on today's show.
October 28, 2011
GSA's Dave McClure said a flood of documents will come as soon as OMB signs off on the cloud security guidance. McClure said among the documents will be the application for third party companies to become FedRAMP accreditors of cloud products and services.
The Department of Homeland Security expects an audit of its IT systems will bring relatively good news in two weeks. Last year's audit found 161 issues in technology systems throughout the agency. Those problems ranged from a lack of disaster recovery plans to the inability to block former employees from accessing department IT systems.
Deputy secretaries now get quarterly scorecards on how their agency is meeting four IT security priorities, including continuous monitoring of agency networks and secure identity cards. Howard Schmidt, the White House cyber coordinator, said the goal is to increase accountability and make sure agencies are putting enough focus on these areas. Schmidt said he is also developing priorities for 2012, which includes getting cybersecurity legislation passed.
Jaime Gracia is industry co-chair of the Better Government IT Working Group and President and CEO of Seville Government Consulting.
Agency CIOs need to find creative ways to lower the cost of their technology services. DHS is testing the concept of "workplace-as-a-service." OMB soon will issue a new shared services architecture to help agencies understand how best to move to enterprisewide systems.
OPM developing competency models for performance improvement officers and chief operating officers as part of its requirements under the GPRA Modernization Act. DHS moves to agile development to fix the HSIN program. NIST to update HSPD-12 card requirements to meet mobile needs.