power grid

House Panel Moves Infrastructure Protection Act Forward; Michael McCaul Comments

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) believes the House Homeland Security Committee’s approval of the Critical Infrastructure Protection Act moves the U.S. closer to establishing stronger ...
cybersecurity

White Paper Explains DHS’ Proposed Govt-Industry Cyber Risk Data Repository

The Department of Homeland Security has published a white paper that examines the potential role of a cyber incident data repository in public and private infrastructure security efforts. DHS ...
partnership

GAO: Teamwork Seen as Key to DHS’ EAGLE II Small Business IT Program

The Department of Homeland Security believes small businesses can increase their participation in the agency’s $22 billion information technology acquisition program through partnerships, ...
Andy Ozment

Andy Ozment: DHS Continues Push for CDM, Einstein 3A Implementation

Andy Ozment The Department of Homeland Security is working to complete the implementation of its Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program at more nondefense agencies as part of ...
Claire Grady

Claire Grady Appointed DoD Procurement, Acquisition Policy Director

Claire Grady Claire Grady, former deputy assistant commandant for acquisition and director of acquisition services for the U.S. Coast Guard, has been appointed to the role of director ...
GAO

GAO Recommends DHS Work on USCIS Transformation Program Oversight, Governance

The Government Accountability Office reports that changes the Department of Homeland Security has applied to the acquisition strategy of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services‘ ...
GSA

GSA Faces Cuts in House Appropriations Panel’s FY 2016 Spending Bill; OMB’s Shaun Donovan Comments

The General Services Administration would face restrictions on construction of new federal buildings under a financial services bill cleared Wednesday by the House Appropriations Committee ...
senate

Senate Subcommittee Approves $47B DHS Funding Bill

A Senate appropriations subcommittee has endorsed a $47.09 billion bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security in fiscal 2016, a $765 million increase over the department’s ...
DataCenter

OPM Breach Draws Attention to Government’s IT Shared Services Adoption; Samuel Schumach, John Marshall Comment

The Department of Homeland Security has issued a statement citing the possible association of an Interior Department-run shared services data center with a breach that may have exposed ...
cybersecurity

GSA to Proceed with Cybersecurity Tech Acquisition Program’s 2nd Phase

The General Services Administration expects to issue contract modifications within the next month for the second phase of a $6 billion Department of Homeland Security continuous diagnostics ...