Tag Archives: SBINet

Sequel to SBInet Coming Soon?

In a high-profile move recently, the Department of Homeland Security canceled SBInet, a $1 billion border program, long under a microscope for underperforming. But don’t count high-tech border surveillance programs out just yet. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection last week issued a request for information from industry about “insight” …

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DHS Cancels ‘Troubled’ SBInet Program

After months of speculation and guessing games, more than $1 billion spent and a mere 53 miles of the Southwest border covered, the Department of Homeland Security canceled the virtual border fence program known as SBInet. “SBInet cannot meet its original objective of providing a single, integrated border security technology …

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Second Chance for SBINet? Mexican Border Heats Up

Will SBINet get a second chance? Some say “yes,” but its brand may change. Last week, Alan Bersin, commissioner of Customs & Border Protection (CBP) at DHS, promoted Mark Borkowski, SBINet’s project manager, to run a new office tasked with managing complex acquisition processes for CBP.  The move is part …

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