The Department of Homeland Security recently finished reviewing about 100 service contracts, and the next step could be bringing some positions in house through in-sourcing, according to a report in Federal Times. DHS also plans to review every existing and future contract. The contracts that have thus far been reviewed …Read More »
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According to an unreleased draft memo, federal agencies have a little less than two months to “fully implement” secure ID cards, Federal News Radio reports. Federal News Radio, which obtained a version of the draft memo, says its release by the Department of Homeland Security is likely imminent. The wider …Read More »
Say goodbye to the “naked scanners.” The U.S. Transportation Security Administration announced it will begin testing new software for its advanced imaging technology machines that will eliminate passenger-specific images in favor of detecting potential threat items on a generic outline of a person. TSA Administrator John Pistole, who made the …Read More »
When President Barack Obama stood at the lectern in the House chamber last week to deliver his State of the Union address, he struck many familiar campaign-trail themes. But one passage in his speech that quickly piqued the interest of those in and outside government was his call for a …Read More »
In an address last week, Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced the agency would end the color-coded terrorist alert system later this year. Instead, the department’s new plan can be summed up under the theme: The government can’t do it alone. “This means that the days are numbered for …Read More »