Agency News: Department of Homeland Security


DHS struggles with mobile device management

IG finds the agency's biggest challenge is ensuring the security of portable devices and information stored on them.

DHS claims strides in cloud, enterprise initiatives

At DHS, progress is being made in cloud offerings and enterprise services, according to CIO Richard Spires.

DHS could provide 'security in a box'

A DHS proposal would potentially help agencies solve their cybersecurity challenges.

IG: DHS needs protection from employees' portable devices

Primarily for consumers, portable devices lack security features needed survive in a government environment.

Can new mobile government plans overcome old problems?

Federal agencies are rolling out a host of mobile strategies, but will it be enough to overcome decades-old challenges?

TechAmerica honors government, industry leaders

The TechAmerica Foundation hosted its annual awards dinner and singled out top leaders.

Border patrol drone program plagued with problems

Customs and Border Protection's drone surveillance program lacks a consistent budget and isn't well planned, audit finds.

DHS accelerates cyber workforce development

New initaitive will zero in on efforts to man the cyber frontlines.

Lynn McNulty

Lynn McNulty: The grandfather of federal cybersecurity

Lynn McNulty emphasized security not as a constraint but as an e-government enabler.

Can the government outsource solutions to its problems?

Technology is enabling a new kind of collaboration, and now the government is looking to institutionalize the approach to solve serious problems.

USCIS launches first online form

US Citizenship and Immigration Services claimed an important milestone in their transformation initiative to a digital agency with the debut of the agency's first online form.

CBP gets barrage of negative tweets about phones held at border

US Customs and Border Protection saw its Twitter traffic skyrocket in recent days due to angry smart phone customers upset about delays in phone shipments.

The Fed 100

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Federal 100 Awards.

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