Tag Archives: Customs and Border Protection

NGA CIO Mark Andress to Serve as Keynote Speaker for Potomac Officers Club’s CIO Forum 2020 on Jan. 23rd

Mark Andress, chief information officer of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), will be featured as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s CIO Forum 2020 on Thursday, Jan. 23rd. Click here to register for POC’s CIO Forum 2020.

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House Bill to Boost Use of Detection Technology at US Borders

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers has introduced legislation that would require the Customs and Border Protection to deploy enhanced detection technology at land ports of entry in an effort to boost border security.

The Securing America’s Ports Act calls on the Department of Homeland Security to develop a plan to increase the scanning rates of vehicles entering the U.S. at border crossings through the use of non-intrusive inspection systems and create a timetable to implement the technology, the office of Rep. Xochitl Torres Small, D-N.M., said Monday

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KickView Secures DHS Funds to Develop Airport Passenger Flow Analysis Tech

Colorado-based data analytics company KickView has secured a $147,413 contract from the Department of Homeland Security's science and technology directorate to adapt a multisensor technology for use in queue length and wait time analyses at international airports in the U.S.

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William Bryan: DHS Must Work With Partners on Blockchain Dev’t

William Bryan, acting undersecretary for science and technology at the Department of Homeland Security, has said that his office is working with DHS components to implement blockchain to ensure system interoperability and mitigate vendor lock-in.

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