Department of Homeland Security

Federal government lacking expertise in AI and cybersecurity, GAO reports

In today’s Federal Newscast: CISA is taking new steps to make your email even safer. The Defense Department is looking to expand private in-home childcare….

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(AP Photo/Mike Stewart)File - In this May 11, 2021 file photo, a Colonial Pipeline station is seen in Smyrna, Ga., near Atlanta. The Department of Homeland Security has announced new requirements for U.S. pipeline operators to bolster cybersecurity following a May ransomware attack that disrupted gas delivery across the East Coast.(AP Photo/Mike Stewart)

TSA makes changes to new cyber requirements after industry feedback

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Smith Pachter McWhorter PLC

Why DHS landed in hot water over $5M leadership training contract

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(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2020, file photo a U.S. Department of Homeland Security plaque is displayed a podium as international passengers arrive at Miami international Airport where they are screened by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Miami. The damned-if-you-pay-damned-if-you-don’t dilemma on ransomware payments has left U.S. officials fumbling about how to respond. While the Biden administration “strongly discourages” paying, it recognizes that failing to pay would be suicidal for some victims. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

DHS asks for help on maintaining wellness of its operational employees

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DHSSoraya Correa

When it comes to federal procurement expertise, she’s the go-to person

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(AP Photo/John L. Mone)Aerial view of Lake Houston in Huffman, Texas, on May 10, 2021. The Luce Bayou which feeds into the lake often is the source of flooding problems in neighboring subdivisions when extreme weather strikes. (AP Photo/John L. Mone)

Homeland Security seeks ideas from the public for greater community disaster resilience

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New features to help modernize Thrift Savings Plan

In today’s Federal Newscast, the TSP is rolling out some new services for participants next summer.

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Customs and Border Protection officers direct a driver on who missed the last turn before entry into Canada on how to turn around at the Peace Arch border crossing into the U.S., Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in Blaine, Wash. The border has been closed to nonessential travel since March 2020. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Customs and Border Protection punished dozens of employees for social media posts

In today’s Federal Newscast, new documents from the House Oversight and Reform Committee show the extent of how CBP handled employee misconduct.

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FILE - A view of the border bridge in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, on Sept. 24, 2021, across the Rio Grande river from Del Rio, Texas. Congressional investigators say two Border Patrol agents were fired from among 60 found to have committed misconduct for participating in a private Facebook group that mocked migrants and lawmakers. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez, File)

2 border agents are fired for offensive Facebook posts

Congressional investigators say two Border Patrol agents were fired from among 60 found to have committed misconduct for participating in a private Facebook group that mocked migrants and lawmakers

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