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Wilson P. Dizard III


State taps General Dynamics for new passcard technology

The new cards are part of Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative to secure U.S. borders.


FBI delays upgrades to fingerprint databases

Its Criminal Justice Information Service Division will award a $1 billion contract for the work next month, about a month behind schedule, sources said.


Fake degrees help terrorists skirt immigration, lawmakers say

House Democrats are sponsoring the Diploma Integrity Protection Act "to stop the use of fake degrees for purposes of federal employment and immigration."


EDS to run data center for DHS

The department has awarded the company an $800 million contract to manage the second of its two major data centers.

IT Modernization

DOD to close intell reporting database

Criticism and questions about the legality of the Threat and Local Observation Notice led to its demise.


State CIOs' priority: Consolidating data centers

They seek to to improve their service delivery, reinforce their ability to protect systems and the data they contain, reduce costs, and streamline IT functions, according to a NASCIO report.