Tag Archives: Janet Napolitano

Secretary Napolitano Calls for SBInet Reassessment

Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano has called for a reassessment of SBInet, the virtual border fence program. SBInet is an $8 billion electronic surveillance system, first contracted by Boeing in September 2006. According to Federal News Radio, the goal of the program is to “use technology, including cameras, sensors, advanced detection …

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DHS Creates Task Force in Response to Recent Criticism

Today Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Attorney General Eric Holder announced the creation of a Presidential task force on controlled unclassified information releases. This announcement is one of two major steps to enhance information sharing among federal, state, local and tribal law enforcement agencies. The first step …

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Launch of Virtual USA

Today, DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano presided over the launch of Virtual USA, an information sharing initiative for first responders. The initiative was created with the collaboration of local, state and federal organizations and will aid communications between first responders across all levels of government. During the launch, Secretary Napolitano said …

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