Tag Archives: risk mitigation

GAO Offers Recommendations for DHS’ Biometric Tech Replacement Program

DHS HART Program

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has called on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS to fully implement risk management best practices with regard to its Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology (HART) program that seeks to replace its biometric identity management system. Succeeding increments are expected to be implemented in 2022 and 2024.

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Ellen Zimiles, Guidehouse Financial Services Head, to Present Risk Mitigation, Waste, Abuse in COVID-19 Aid Programs; Scott McIntyre Quoted


Guidehouse has announced that Ellen Zimiles, head of the company’s Financial Services division, will present in the U.S. Conference of Mayors to discuss how cities can prevent, detect and remediate fraud, waste and abuse in connection with the use of COVID-19 relief funds, Guidehouse reported on Tuesday

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CISA Report Identifies Security Risks Associated With 5G Adoption

The Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has issued a report about the potential risks posed by 5G mobile network adoption to U.S. supply chains, network security and trusted options. CISA said in the report, published Wednesday, that the use of 5G components produced by unreliable firms could expose U.S. companies to malicious software and other vulnerabilities.

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FAA’s Commercial Drone Rules Take Effect

The Federal Aviation Administration‘s new regulations governing routine non-recreational use of small unmanned aerial systems went into effect Monday. FAA said Monday it created the rules formally known as Part 107 in an effort to mitigate potential risks that small UAS can pose to other aircraft, people and properties on the ground. The …

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DoD Issues Final Rule on Selection of Electronic Parts Sources

The Defense Department has issued a final rule that will amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement to implement a National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2012 requirement on the purchase of electronic parts for military systems. DoD said in a Federal Register notice published Tuesday the new policy is meant to help defense contractors …

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