The Homeland Security Department canceled the SBInet border surveillance system two months ago, but SBInet-like capabilities will live on in the new system proposed for some parts of the border, a GAO official says.
The Homeland Security Department has made costly mistakes when it bought new technologies before testing was completed, a GAO official testified today.
No DNA tests at airport checkpoints; Broadband plan and recent failure; A full tank of hydrogen.
Technology has changed the way the world responds to natural disasters such as the Japan earthquake but it can also lead to big opportunities for scam artists.
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The deadline for states to comply with the controversial Real ID Act of 2005 has been pushed back to early 2013.
Richard Spires, CIO of the Homeland Security Department, recently was elected vice chairman of the Federal CIO Council.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services agency is planning a new electronic system to register in advance employers petitioning for H-1B visas on behalf of workers from other countries.
Federal CIO Vivek Kundra pushes for a major change in federal IT strategy away from asset ownership and toward buying IT services.
AFCEA sponsors one of the largest homeland security conferences in the country, which begins today in Washington.
Converting IT contracting jobs into federal jobs is said to have provided $27 million in savings for the enterprise IT division at Customs and Border Protection.
A wide-ranging cybersecurity bill introduced by Sen. Joe Lieberman would revamp FISMA and establish executive oversight of critical infrastructure security but would specifically forbid shutting down the Internet.