President Barack Obama has directed his security team to take technology-related security measures to bolster homeland security and thwart terrorist attacks.
The glut of labels for sensitive but unclassified data hampers efforts to share vital information, such as anti-terrorism intelligence.
In 2010, we can expect to see six important security trends emerge as government agencies work to protect data and strengthen identification methods, writes Patricia Titus, CIO at Unisys Federal Systems.
The Homeland Security Department's Science and Technology Directorate is interested in funding technology research to bolster border, cargo, maritime and cybersecurity.
The Homeland Security Department has extended the Dec. 31 deadline for states to comply with Real ID drivers license requirements and is setting new deadlines with the states.
Cybersecurity leaders have developed a list of critical characteristics that will be required of the new cybersecurity czar. They suggest that whoever fills the position could learn leadership skills from FDR, Churchill and Einstein.
The Homeland Security Department’s Office of Procurement Operations is looking at contracts that include some performance-based items as a way to meet governmentwide requirements to reduce spending on contracts considered to be high risk.
The automation of information sharing in law enforcement is running into the same kind of resistance that DNA tests once encountered.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said DHS needs more time to meet a requirement for radiation scanning of 100 percent of cargo containers bound for U.S. seaports.
The Federal Aviation Administration is racing to upgrade its computer systems while the demand on its existing capabilities continues to increase.
A software problem that caused flight delays across the country today was not the first serious hiccup Federal Aviation Administration computer systems have suffered in recent years.