Readers challenged the Customs and Border Protection CTO’s assertion that 99.999 percent reliability should not cost extra.
A New York Times story on NSA vulnerabilities bears a striking resemblance to a report by Republicans on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee detailing problems at other agencies.
Since the most recent draft came out in October, a sharpened focus on privacy has evolved.
The retooled site for processing trade data is part of the DHS agency’s Automated Commercial Environment.
The newest award suggests the Pentagon and intelligence community want to improve the collection of geospatial data.
The push to get a new system in place by September 2015 comes as ICE is digging its way out of an abandoned effort with Raytheon to replace an aging, Cobol-based system.
The use of unsecured networks to oversee many aspects of military logistics raises the possibility of malware attacks.
The USAF move follows the Army's migration to the program, completed in August 2013.
The modernization effort is running into a familiar problem: trying to update legacy tech while simultaneously keeping the system running.
Telecom carriers are eager to see federal agencies get moving on the changeover to IP-based networks.
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