DHS is the newest of the federal departments and the one with the lowest morale, according to testimony at a congressional hearing.
Congressional hearing probes the reasons why state and local governments aren't spending the federal money they've been given.
Stovepiped data systems are contributing to tensions in the operational relationship between the Border Patrol and ICE's Homeland Security Investigations unit.
Continuing business, accolades for contractors accused of violations is common, experts say.
Federal agencies have found savings and reduced burdens by revising regulations, but not always to taxpayers' benefit.
The Coast Guard's highest-ranking official joined with other officials in a ceremony for Bollinger Shipyards last weekend even though the Justice Department is currently in court accusing Bollinger of making false statements.
The Homeland Security Department is losing an assistant secretary for cybersecurity, effective today, according to a report by Politico.
The Homeland Security Department is considering adopting new privacy guidance for Internet-based research that allows investigators to break the law, according to the Electronic Privacy Information Center.
Despite some improvements, the Homeland Security Department is still having trouble keeping a central record of its $13 billion in annual procurements, according to testimony at a House subcommittee hearing.
GAO highlighted similar problems last year, and continues to find new examples.
The Homeland Security Department is giving a strong warning to vendors about its needs for the next phase of border surveillance technology strategy.
DHS officials completed more reviews of the different aspects of contracts awarded without a full-and-open competition.