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DHS sees changes ahead for Eagle program

At the time, DHS officials owned the failure publicly. Continue reading

2 DHS procurements show how innovation is happening in government

The one way innovation does break through the federal acquisition morass is through leadership. Continue reading

Cyber products to get further scrutiny under new DHS plan

DHS is adding more rigor to vendor supply chains for a governmentwide cybersecurity initiative. Continue reading

DHS Wants to Verify Drones, Devices are What They Say They Are

The Homeland Security Department wants to ensure its electronic devices can’t be spoofed, and it’s looking to the private sector for help. Continue reading

NIST Must Audit Federal Cybersecurity Because DHS Isn’t, Hill Staffer Says

A senior House science committee staffer Friday defended controversial legislation expanding the authorities of the government’s cybersecurity standards agency, saying it’s necessary because other agencies aren’t stepping up to the job. Source: NIST Must Audit Federal Cybersecurity Because DHS Isn’t, Hill Staffer Says – Nextgov.com

NPPD gets funding bump in Senate bill

NPPD, the DHS cybersecurity arm, is responsible for protecting federal networks from cyberattack and data theft. Continue reading

DHS seeks better private-public sharing of cyber threat information

With cybersecurity threats on the rise, Spaulding said her team has broadened its purview on national security infrastructure threats to include more than just bridges, roads and buildings. Continue reading

DHS excoriated for mismanaged HR IT system

An ambitious program begun by the Department of Homeland Security in 2003 to consolidate all of its component agencies’ HR systems, from payroll to timesheets and beyond, isn’t near completion after more than 12 years of work. Continue reading

CDM-as-a-service great, but what next?

In late 2015, DHS and the General Services Administration began the process of offering CDM tools for 40 of the federal government’s smallest agencies via cloud shared services to cut down on or eliminate the on-premises duplication across those smaller entities. Continue reading

DHS Seeks Small Business Expertise for Homeland Security Challenges

DHS will accept proposals for its upcoming Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program FY 16.1 joint solicitation which covers 13 technical areas from the Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO). Continue reading