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Chris Cummiskey to Depart DHS on Oct. 31

Chris Cummiskey, acting undersecretary for management at the Department of Homeland Security, has announced his departure from government service on Oct. 31, Federal News Radio reported ...
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DHS Report Calls for Guidance on Government Use of Open Source Tech

A Department of Homeland Security-commissioned study has identified keys to removing barriers for government agencies to develop and implement open source software. The “Open ...
DHS - ExecutiveMosaic

Robert Griffin: DHS Reaches Out to Industry for Public Safety Wearable Electronics

The U.S. Department of Homeland and Security wants to adapt existing wearable technology to help first responders stay connected when they respond to an emergency, FedScoop reported ...
Sen. Tom Carper

Sen. Tom Carper: Lawmakers to Debate DHS’ Security Role in FISMA Reform Push

Sen. Tom Carper Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, says his collaboration with ranking member Sen. Tom Coburn ...
Jeh Johnson

Jeh Johnson: DHS, Army to Increase Cooperation to Combat Evolving Threats

Jeh Johnson Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has called for closer cooperation between his department and the U.S. Army to counter threats and address public concerns through ...
GAO

GAO Urges DoD, DHS Acquisition Personnel to Review Market Research Procedures

The Government Accountability Office has urged acquisition personnel at the departments of Defense and Homeland Security to re-examine their documentation procedures on procurement ...
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DHS’ Andy Ozment: CDM Program’s Second Task Order on Schedule

The Department of Homeland Security is moving into the second task order under Phase 1 of its continuous diagnostics and mitigation program to extend the list of covered agency ...
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David Brown: DoD, DHS to Push for Earlier Developmental Testing

Officials at the Department of Homeland Security and Defense Department want to bring technology tests to an earlier stage in the acquisition process before any production contracts ...
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Executive Profile: John Higbee, Defense Acquisition University’s Director of Mission Assistance

John Higbee serves as Defense Acquisition University’s director of mission assistance and director of knowledge repository. As director of DAU mission assistance, he leads the establishment ...
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GAO Records 1% Cloud Spending Increase at 7 Agencies

The Government Accountability Office has completed the review of the progress seven federal agencies have made to implement cloud computing and found a 1 percent overall increase in ...