Homeland Security

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DHS experimenting with new procurement methods

The Homeland Security Department wants to experiment with new ways to do procurement. It started a procurement innovation lab which hosted workshops for the contractor associations. Source: DHS experimenting with new procurement methods

As Kaspersky Deadline Approaches, Fears Loom That Contractors Aren’t Prepared

In some cases, contractors may not even be aware that Kaspersky, a Russian anti-virus provider, is running on their networks because it came pre-installed with unrelated software, cyber watchers said. Continue reading

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

Duplicating efforts to avoid duplication

Last March, the FAR & Beyond blog examined a partnership between the Homeland Security Department (DHS)/the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Amazon Business to establish a centralized business account for FEMA purchase card ordering via the Amazon Business marketplace. Continue reading

Christine Fritsch: Big data analytics is growing in federal law enforcement

Justice Department spending on analytics software grew by a third in the last two years and at the Homeland Security Department, it rose by 50 percent. 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

DHS Achieves an Acquisition First for the Agency

The Homeland Security Department’s acquisition struggles have been in Congress’ crosshairs for years Continue reading

Getting agencies access to insider threat solutions

Stories about insider threats pop up with alarming frequency. Continue reading