TITLE

Former DHS Official Offers Congress Ideas for Improving TSA Acquisition

PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;9/28/2011, Vol. 7 Issue 20, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the suggestions of Michael Jackson, former deputy secretary at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), to enhance the acquisition of technology from industry by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Jackson suggested to improve communication with the vendor community and to look for more creative financing mechanisms. He also recommended the privatization of how the DHS certified equipment for the TSA.
ACCESSION #
66289887

 

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