DHS’ Automated Information Sharing program now has more than 200 entities signed up to receive the information DHS shares to help prevent cyber attacks.
The Department of Homeland Security is trying something outside of the standard reorganization playbook.
TSA is testing biometric devices like fingerprint scanners and facial recognition, as well as 3D imaging and automation to improve security, reduce wait at airport checkpoints.
The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General recently undertook a reorganization that changed the way the department looks at risk, conducts audits and handles whistleblower retaliation cases.
FEMA started rolling together contracts in support of disasters before they happen so they don’t waste valuable response time negotiating.
Rather than having each agency consider what it needs in a vacuum, DHS is thinking about introducing new technologies and integrating systems to streamline workflows across multiple agencies.
High retention rates and fleet upgrades are allowing the service to accomplish its mission to new degrees.
Janet Napolitano, former DHS secretary, discussed both daily and incidental challenges faced by the leader of the department.
Close to 20 agencies have stood up their own continuous diagnostics and mitigation dashboards, as the Homeland Security Department will soon launch the federal version.
Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.) is holding a hearing Tuesday seeking answers from DHS on its plan to upgrade its financial systems.