The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has had a 900 percent increase in the use of Teams, Microsoft’s collaboration platform, and a 483 percent increase in the use of virtual private networks during the COVID-19 pandemic, a DHS official said. […]

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As the meaning of the term “cyber” shifts and expands within the intelligence community to include influence operations, officials are turning to data analysis tools to address the changing threat landscape, a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official said at the May 5 FedInsider webinar.






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A group of Federal agencies including the Defense (DoD) and Homeland Security (DHS) departments are urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to revoke authorizations held by China Telecom (Americas) Corp. to provide service between China and the U.S. The agencies said the company’s ownership by the Chinese government poses “unacceptable” risks to U.S. security.






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Despite the impacts of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak on the job market and various transitions to telework, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is pressing on with online recruitment webinars. 






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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released separate draft requests for proposal (RFPs) – one for its legacy voice system and one for its data network – under the General Services Administration’s Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract program, an industry source told MeriTalk.






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Drones, facial recognition technology, and autonomous vehicles are a few of the technologies that the human capital team at the Department of Homeland Security is considering when hiring these days. 






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A Federal grand jury in Washington, D.C., indicted Charles Edwards, former acting inspector general (IG) at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), today on 16 charges, including theft of “sensitive government databases containing personal identifying information (PII)” of DHS and U.S. Postal Service (USPS) employees.






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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is seeking industry applications for its Biometric Technology Rally to bring together industry innovators that can help advance DHS’s enterprise operations.






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While senators at a Feb. 25 Appropriations Committee hearing agreed with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Chad Wolf about the agency’s cybersecurity mission priority, election security cuts in the President’s Budget proposal raised questions from committee members.






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For Yemi Oshinnaiye, Deputy Chief Information Officer at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), DevOps is a movement toward a workplace culture that increases flow. It’s about getting things to the user faster, said Oshinnaiye, speaking today at the DevOps Forum hosted by the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) […] […]

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is taking a cross-component agency approach in securing DHS’ 17 Security Operations Centers (SOCs), DHS CIO John Zangardi explained in an interview with GovernmentCIO released this week.






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