Customs and Border Protection is testing an aerostat used in Afghanistan along the Arizona-Mexico border.
Faced with a need to upgrade aging, stovepiped tactical communications networks and reduce costs, DHS is looking for a “game changing approach.”
The Domain Awareness System analyzes data from thousands of cameras, sensors and crime databases in real time, delivering a comprehensive view of threats and activity.
CBP is testing a system that uses speech recognition and voice anomaly-detection software to detect signs that a traveler might be lying.
Senators' claims that critical infrastructure is vulnerable to a "few keystrokes" belie its resilience and obscure the real threats.
Esri's GIS public information maps will be made accessible on Microsoft's cloud-based disaster portal.
The systems, which can capture up to thousands of images per hour, are increasingly popular with police but are raising privacy conerns.
The NSA's chief says attacks on U.S. critical infrastructure increased 17-fold in two years, while Iran's nuclear program continues to be a target.
The FCC and Transportation Department are working to establish a transition path to the next generation of 911 services.
The FBI asks experts for suggestions in how to add tattoos to its databases of fingerprints, DNA, voice signatures and iris scans.
The government efforts to secure the nation’s electric grid from cyberattack are hampered by a cumbersome regulatory system and inadequate enforcement, a Senate panel is told.
NIST proposed new options for using iris recognition as an alternative to fingerprints in federal Personal Identity Verification.
The department's multiyear consolidation lays the foundation of its future as a data-driven department.
DHS is overcoming hurdles in culture and component stovepipes, says CIO Richard Spires
The controversial bill has been amended to protect civil liberties, but fails to win over critics who see it as an expansion of military authority and a threat to personal privacy.