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CBP Chief Vitiello Speaks at Potomac Officers’ Club Border Innovation Event

On Thursday, March 22nd, the Potomac Officers’ Club hosted the 2018 Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum, where keynote speaker Ron Vitiello, acting deputy commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and chief of U.S. Border Patrol for the Department of Homeland Security, addressed a range of technological security challenges …

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Former VA CIO Rob Thomas Named Leidos Strategic Accounts, Govt Relations VP; Gerry Fasano Comments

Rob Thomas, formerly chief information officer and acting assistant secretary for the office of information and technology at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has joined Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as vice president for strategic accounts and government relations. Thomas will help Leidos advance organic growth strategies and client relationships in his …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: Opportunities in the Unmanned Systems Marketplace

Weekly Roundup May 29 – June 2 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Unmanned systems are starting to be more and more ubiquitous in our daily lives. While they’ve been in use in the defense industry for decades, increased attention from …

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CBP Chief Ron Vitiello: Border Arrests at ’45 Year Low’ Since November 8

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) plays a starring role in President Donald Trump’s new executive orders, and CBP chief Ronald Vitiello spoke Wednesday morning at the Potomac Officers Club about the new opportunities and challenges ahead. Since Trump’s election, CBP has seen a “dramatic change in the flow of …

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Potomac Officers Club Rounds Out Speakers for Border Protection Innovations & Technology Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA., April 21, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — today announced the list of speakers for the Border Protection Innovations & Technology Forum. The issue of U.S. border security has been an especially hot topic since the election of President Trump. With Trump’s plan …

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Potomac Officers Club Announces Speaker List for Border Protection Innovations & Technology Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA., April 10, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — today announced the list of speakers for the Border Protection Innovations & Technology Forum. The issue of U.S. border security has been an especially hot topic since the election of President Trump. With Trump’s plan …

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Former CBP Commissioner David Aguilar Joins Drone Aviation Board; Jay Nussbaum Comments

David Aguilar, a former commissioner of the Customs and Border Protection agency, has joined the board of directors at tethered drone and lightweight aerostat manufacturer Drone Aviation Holding. Aguilar, who most recently led a team of more than 60, 000 as head of CBP, brings 35 years of experience in federal …

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Unisys, NEC Integrate Facial Recognition Tech for JFK Airport

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 9, 2016 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has partnered with NEC Corporation of America to develop a facial recognition and comparison technology that will be deployed at the John F. Kennedy International Airport, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The team integrated NEC’s NeoFace Match software with the overall identity verification system …

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CBP Runs Tests on Unisys Biometrics at San Diego

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 11, 2016 — The Unisys-made (NYSE: UIS) facial and iris biometrics are being tested at the Otay Mesa border crossing in San Diego by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency until May 2016, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday the assessment aims to determine …

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SAP Receives CBP Certification for Automated Commercial Environments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 12, 2016 — SAP (NYSE: SAP) can now operate its Global Trade Services application in automated commercial environments for entry summaries after the company has received a U.S. Customs and Border Protection certification, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. SAP said Monday it will use ACE for its trade management technology to report the …

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