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CBP News

DHS Security Operations Center: watching the agency's networks

Alma Cole leads the SOC, tasked with cybersecurity for DHS and its component agencies.

Monday - 10/04/2010, 07:46pm EDT
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The Hunt: CBP's more complicated mission

The arrest of Faisal Shahzad is a sign of things to come says CBP Commissioner Alan Bersin.

Wednesday - 09/15/2010, 08:40am EDT
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DHS installs new security measures on the border

The new, border-wide use of the Predator aircraft marks an unprecedented amount of resources directed to the southwest. Michael Kostelnik, the Assistant Commissioner of the Office of Air and Marine for Customs and Border Protection explains.

Tuesday - 09/14/2010, 09:40am EDT
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NIST finalizes Smart Grid cyber guidelines

CBP lax in controlling cybersecurity

Friday - 09/03/2010, 08:30am EDT

CBP returns to TV for season 2 of 'Border Wars'

You can follow the officers and agents of U.S. Customs and Border Protection as they scour the inhospitable landscape at one of the busiest border crossings in the country, seeking to fight terrorism and intercept illegal entrants from the air, on the ground and at the ports of entry. Details from CBP's Bill Anthony.

Thursday - 09/02/2010, 10:41am EDT
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OFPP sees millions in taming cell phone contracts

Most agencies do not have an accurate inventory of how many devices they are paying for or how much those devices are being used. Officials estimate the government could save as much as $200 million a year by improving the management and optimization of contracts for wireless devices. The administration plans to revive the wireless communications strategic sourcing initiative.

Friday - 08/20/2010, 07:20am EDT
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Cool Jobs: CBP employees fight elements to keep data flowing

Field technology officers must fix hardware and software no matter the hazard, even if it's hundreds of feet up on a tower or on a snow covered mountain top. Employees need to be physically fit and technically skilled to perform the duties. CBP counts on these employees to keep the systems working to monitor and protect the borders.

Wednesday - 07/14/2010, 04:00am EDT
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Critical tests to decide future of DHS's virtual fence

CBP to implement and evaluate technologies at two sites in Arizona this year to see how well SBINet works and whether to continue deploying the technology. These tests are part of Secretary Napolitano's assessment of SBINet's value. Lawmakers remain pessimistic that the program can get back on track.

Friday - 06/18/2010, 06:49am EDT
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NTEU files motion to end internship program

Employee union claims agencies have abused their privileges and OPM has done nothing to stop them. NTEU says the Federal Career Internship Program flies in the face of merit system hiring principles.

Friday - 04/30/2010, 06:05pm EDT
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What are the realities of the virtual fence?

A project designed during the Bush Administration to stem the flow of illegal immigration across the U.S.-Mexican border has now fallen on hard times, and formerly supportive lawmakers are now hinting of a dim future for the virtual fence. Thad Bingel, a former Chief of Staff at Customs and Border Protection, explains what's at stake.

Thursday - 04/22/2010, 09:38am EDT
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Senators suggest scrapping virtual fence

The virtual fence, better known as SBInet, was originally proposed by the Bush Administration to monitor the southern U.S. border with Mexico. But now, lawmakers on Capitol Hill are quickly losing patience with a project that has had a troubled history, while hemorrhaging hundreds of millions of dollars in costs.

Wednesday - 04/21/2010, 07:08am EDT
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CBP project comes in on time, on budget

The Departments of Homeland Security and State have jointly implemented the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) for land and sea travel, strengthening security along our northern and southern borders by requiring more secure forms of documentation and proof of citizenship. Office of Information Technology director, Chris Milowic, brings us up to speed.

Wednesday - 04/14/2010, 10:40am EDT
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DHS CIO Roundtable-Live at The AFCEA Homeland Security Conference

Listen March 4th at 2pm

Program will discuss DHS's Progress on IT Programs, DHS Top Priorities for FY 2010, DHS Challenges to still Overcome, Views on New Technology Trends-like Cloud Computing-Open Source-Social Networking, A Vision for The Future-for DHS & Programs that will make a difference.

Thursday - 02/11/2010, 06:54pm EST

Customs and Border Protection

Thomas Winkowski
Assistant Commissioner of Field Operations
July 16, 2009

Tuesday - 07/14/2009, 06:56pm EDT

Asa Hutchinson: drug war lacking in leadership

A former DEA head and DHS undersecretary weighs in on the current state of leadership in fighting the drug trade.

Wednesday - 06/10/2009, 01:20pm EDT
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Avoid getting jammed up up north

If you go north of the border, will you be able to get back?

Wednesday - 05/13/2009, 07:35am EDT
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Tall order submitted for GPO's Swine Flu flier

The Government Printing Office makes it possible to put H1N1 virus information literally into the hands of those who need it most.

Monday - 05/04/2009, 11:41am EDT
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H1N1: GPO spreads the printed word

Monday - 05/04/2009, 10:28am EDT
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Filling the Holes Filling a Need

Wednesday - 04/22/2009, 10:28am EDT
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Stopping Unsafe Goods: An Update

CPSC and CBP join forces to stop unsafe imports.

Wednesday - 03/25/2009, 01:26pm EDT
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