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A new emergency alert system will allow 50,000 Transportation Security Administration employees to be able receive the same message at the same time thanks to a new cooperative effort with the U.S. Coast Guard.
Adm. Bob Day, the assistant commander for C4&IT at the U.S. Coast Guard, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the agency's recent purchase of a mobile-security solution from contractor Unisys.
Lt. Jason Warren, the branch chief of hardware and software systems at the Coast Guard Academy, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the academy's cloud email transition. It all started with a power outage, he said.
The Homeland Security Department proposed a rule that would prohibit employees in certain DHS components from participating in certain outside jobs and activities. By drafting the proposals, DHS leaders are trying to prevent perceptions of conflicts of interest.
The Government Accountability Office found the Coast Guard cannot meet its most recent acquisition objectives to recapitalize its aging boats and airplanes. The audit agency told Congress Tuesday the service hasn't properly aligned its ambitions with its expected budgets. The Coast Guard contends the GAO findings are out of date.
The Information Sharing Environment has helped lead the improvement of federal, state and local terrorist-related data sharing since 2004. Kshemendra Paul, the ISE program manager, said his office is opening its "aperture" to include broader terrorism-related information.
Secretary Janet Napolitano said the agency has more important priorities than building the new consolidated headquarters — at least for now. The House cut all funding for the program, while the Senate included enough to complete the Coast Guard's new building.
On the Federal Drive: The Coast Guard became the first agency to adopt both iPhones and Android mobile platforms, the Navy cyber command gets a new leader and the National Treasury Employees Union re-elected its leader.
The Coast Guard will being replacing its aging inventory of smartphones with iPhones and Android-based devices. In doing so, the Coast Guard becomes the first military service to adopt the new generation of mobile devices.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) brought forth a new plan, the Maritime Operations Coordination (MOC), that will improve cross-coordination efforts between the Coast Guard (USCG), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
The Coast Guard says it's helped rescue a sea turtle found tangled up in a crab pot line.
The Coast Guard says a James River boater who had a suspicious device chained to his body has been towed to shore.
A day after the Department of Homeland Security cancelled its $450 million contract to modernize and unify its backoffice IT systems, the department's acting CFO told Congress DHS will focus first on modernizing the infrastructure of the department's components that are severely out of date. A new strategy for an integrated, departmentwide system has yet to be determined, she said.
A sailboat carrying 10 people affiliated with NASA's Langley Research Center capsized during a late night cruise on the James River in Virginia, leaving one man dead and another missing while the other eight survived after clinging for hours to floating debris in frigid waters.
As a result of Deepwater's failures, the Coast Guard has reformed the acquisitions management process. We talk with GAO's John Hutton about how that's going.
Working with government agencies means working in a political environment. The response, former Coast Guard Admiral and Commandant Thad Allen said, was "as much as a political event as an operational event."
The Homeland Security Department's chief management officer said Tuesday that the lack of a departmentwide financial management system is a huge deficiency. Fixing that, he said, is among the department's primary management priorities.
The Coast Guard's Capt. Dan Taylor and Christopher Lagan explain how social media is changing the way the Coast Guard is handling its IT acquisition strategy.
Newly elected Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., thinks the U.S. Coast Guard should be part of the Defense Department, not the Department of Homeland Security.
The Gulf Coast oil spill is prompting many agencies to take a second -- and often a third -- look at how they handle communications in a crisis.