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The federal government pulled a number of components from various federal departments to create Customs and Border Protection, after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Inspiring employees to work together under a new boss required persistence and a sense of shared mission, Assistant Commissioner of Field Operations Thomas Winkowski told reporters in a roundtable about border security developments since the attacks.
A new report from the Partnership for Public Service and Booz Allen Hamilton examines the federal reorganizations after 9/11 that created DHS and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. The report said the creation of the two huge federal entities offers "cautionary tale" in management and leadership.
The Homeland Security Department and the General Services Administration have named 14 companies to a blanket purchase agreement to help agencies implement a Risk Management Framework for cybersecurity
On today's Federal Drive: The deadline to transition to GSA's Networx telecommunications contract is approaching, an assessment of DHS 10 years after 9/11 and a preview of upcoming legislative battles as Congress prepares to return from recess.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, facing the prospect of its disaster relief fund running dry by the end of the current fiscal year, has decided to use the fund only for immediate needs related to Hurricane Irene. The decision puts any new spending for projects related to previous disasters on hold until Congress appropriates more money.
DHS announced a partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America on the department's national cybersecurity effort, "Stop.Think.Connect.
Michael Chertoff, the former Homeland Security secretary, joined the Federal Drive to discuss how DHS has evolved since it was first created. This interview is part of Federal News Radio's ongoing coverage of "9/11: A Government Changed."
The General Services Administration is working with power companies from Maryland to Massachusetts to fix the problems. OPM said agencies in Washington are open as usual Monday and employees can use unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework if necessary.
FEMA is leading the effort to prepare for the impending hurricane, but also the aftermath of the storm. DHS is using lessons learned from a 2009 exercise to prepare for the hurricane. Agencies from HHS to FCC to the Coast Guard and many others are putting the pieces in place to respond and help recover from Hurricane Irene.
The Homeland Security Department is a young agency that was formed as a result of 9/11. Steve Cooper discusses the development of the agency. Cooper was the first Chief Information Officer at Homeland Security and is the current CIO at FAA.
Following the tropical storm warning for the Washington, D.C. area issued by the National Weather Service early Friday morning, federal preparation activities are getting underway. The Federal Emergency Management Agency is coordinating efforts.
Greg Schaffer, the acting deputy undersecretary of the Homeland Security Department's National Protection and Programs Directorate, joined the Federal Drive to discuss what changes have been made to the nation's communications systems after 9/11.
Nearly a decade into a 25-year, $24.2 billion overhaul intended to add or upgrade more than 250 vessels to its aging fleet, the Coast Guard has two new ships to show after spending $7 billion-plus.
Ernest McDuffie, who oversees NIST's National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education program, joined the Federal Drive to discuss the initiative and the next steps for the program.
An immigration application processing center in Texas is in hot water after staffers accessed their bosses' emails, NextGov reports.
The Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said today's terrorist is more likely to operate alone rather than as part of a 9/11-type of coordinated plot, and thus harder to detect. In the face of budget cuts, DHS is focused on managing risks and cooperating with the public to prevent attacks.
Customs and Border Protection will send investigators to field offices run by the Department of Homeland Security inspector general. The probes will focus on alleged corruption at U.S. borders.
William Arrington, the general manager of TSA's Highway and Motor Carrier Security Division, joined the Federal Drive to discuss the TSA's Highway and Motor Carrier Security Division, which trains those professional drivers, who log hours on the road, to observe, assess and report suspicious activity.
DHS announced an expansion of its E-Verify program, which allows employees to check their eligibility for U.S. Employment before applying for a job. Alejandro Mayorkas, the director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, joined the Federal Drive to discuss what the program's expansion means for both employers and employees.
Jeff Neal is the former Chief Human Capital Officer of the Department of Homeland Security.