DHS Seeks More Standardization for its Computer Systems through FirstSource II
- Dear Mr. Secretary. Daly, Michael // U.S. News & World Report;7/3/2006, Vol. 141 Issue 1, p30
This article questions the choice of fund allocation by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. While counterterrorism money to New York City has been cut by forty percent, companies such as Shirlington Limousine & Transportation, owned by convicted felon Christopher Baker, were being paid $25...
- Implant Sciences Receives $750K from DHS. // Airport Security Report;10/22/2008, Vol. 16 Issue 21, p4
The article reports on the $750,000 phase II contract received by Implant Sciences Corp. from the Department of Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate in the U.S. Implant Sciences has been commissioned to bring the next phase of the handheld trace explosives sampler which will be...
- DHS shake-up augurs security shift. Fisher, Dennis // eWeek;1/17/2005, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p11
This article argues that the sudden resignation of U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) section chief Robert Liscouski, paired with the introduction of a new bill in the U.S. House to give more authority to the country's top cyber-security official, could help pave the way for the DHS to...
- Northrop Grumman Nabs $350 Million DHS Award, Unseats GD For US-CERT Support. Biesecker, Calvin // Defense Daily;2/ 4/2014, p3
The article reports that aerospace and defense technology company Northrop Grumman has been contracted to provide operational services to the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), a unit of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that responds to potential cyber threats against...
- Feds eye larger security role for private sector. Fisher, Dennis // eWeek;10/18/2004, Vol. 21 Issue 42, p9
This article reports that as legislators and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials continue to debate whether to give the nation's top cyber-security official more authority, the people involved in securing the country's networks are working out a new arrangement that may...
- Border Security 2.0. Sternstein, Aliya // Government Executive;Jan2012, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p35
The article reports that the U.S. Homeland Security Department is planning to open bidding on a 10-year contract to replace the now-defunct Secure Border Initiative network.
- Homeland security experts ask private sector for anti-terror technology. Ames, Ben // Military & Aerospace Electronics;Jun2003, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p1
Reports on the posting of a request by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for 50 types of anti-terror technology. Categories of the anti-terror tools; Demand for custom-design solutions; Detection and decontamination of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear agents.
- Keeping Us Safe. // Scholastic News -- Senior Edition;11/5/2001, Vol. 70 Issue 9, p2
Reports on the creation of the Office of Homeland Security by United States President George W. Bush designed to protect the country from further terrorist attacks.
- A Big Change for U.S. Government. // Scholastic News -- Senior Edition;12/13/2002, Vol. 71 Issue 12, p3
Reports on the creation of a U.S. Department of Homeland Security to help the government protect the nation against terrorist attacks.