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Federal Times: DHS to Take Video Proposal Submissions from Contractors

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The Department of Homeland Security will start to accept video proposal submissions from contractors that want to show a visual aid with additional details as an alternative to traditional methods, Federal Times reported Tuesday. Kathleen Murphy writes the move supports the agency’s procurement innovation initiative and an overall DHS plan that looks to boost …

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Michael Rogers: Cyber Guard Exercise to Teach Defense/Economic Sectors About Cyber Strategies

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The Joint Chiefs of Staff-hosted Cyber Guard exercise has discussed lessons on possible cyber threat scenarios and response strategies, DoD News reported Saturday. Karen Parrish writes approximately 800 representatives from 100 organizations including the Department of Homeland Security, Defense Department, Federal Aviation Administration and FBI participated in the nine-day event. “I believe it’s our ability …

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DHS Releases Advisory Bulletin on Homegrown Violent Extremism

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The Department of Homeland Security has published a new National Terrorism Advisory System bulletin to inform the public of general trends or developments regarding terrorism. DHS said in its five-month bulletin released Wednesday it remains concerned that terrorists-inspired individuals and homegrown violent extremists could launch attacks inside the U.S. The department has also observed …

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CBP Tests Updated Departure Data System at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport; John Wagner Comments

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The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency has kicked off the testing phase for its updated departure data processing system at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to advance CBP’s biometric exit initiative. CBP seeks to automate the way travelers’ images taken upon departure from the U.S. are compared with previously provided photos in …

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House OKs DHS Cyber Function Reorg Bill

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The House Homeland Security Agency has approved a bill to reorganize the Department of Homeland Security‘s cybersecurity functions and component responsibilities, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Aliya Sternstein writes the bill would have DHS turn its National Protection and Programs Directorate into an operational agency under the name of Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection, which would be led …

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