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How the Cloud Will Be the Catalyst to Customs and Border Protection’s IT Modernization Efforts

Last week, we outlined some of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) challenges to their upcoming IT modernization project; today we’d like to suggest some steps that will help ease CBP’s transition to a secure hybrid cloud services model. While CBP has a requirement for secure cloud adoption—and implementing this strategy will help the agency reduce costs while gaining unprecedented agility and flexibility—any shift to a new IT architecture is difficult.

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Modern-Day Requirements Support a ‘Results-Driven’ Approach for Customs and Border Protection’s IT Modernization Efforts

This article was written by Clay Goldwein and John Nemoto of CGI Federal.  U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) earlier this month released its 2020 to 2025 Strategy document which focuses on three main goals, the third of which outlines how the agency will invest in technology and partnerships to confront emerging …

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12 Firms Land Spots on $5B Southern Border Horizontal Construction Contract

Twelve companies have secured spots on a potential five-year, $5B contract to provide horizontal construction services to support Department of Homeland Security, Border Patrol and Army Corps of Engineers operations at the southern border. Contractors are eligible to compete for task orders to conduct design-build and design-bid-build efforts for USACE’s …

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Kevin Phillips: ManTech to Support CBP Acquisition Functions Under $128M Task Order

ManTech (Nasdaq: MANT) won a potential five-year, $128M task order to help the Customs and Border Protection Office of Acquisition manage programs and engineering operations. The company said Monday it will provide broad-based support services including the development and analysis of requirements, strategic planning and acquisition governance. Kevin Phillips, president …

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Kirstjen Nielsen Resigns as DHS Secretary

Kirstjen Nielsen on Sunday stepped down from her post as secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, CBS News reported Sunday. President Donald Trump announced in a tweet that Kevin McAleenan, commissioner of the Customs and Border Protection, will serve as interim DHS secretary. The report said Nielsen’s resignation comes …

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GovCon Leaders Discuss U.S. Border Challenges During Expert Panel at Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum

On Thursday, March 28th, GovCon leaders from public and private sectors gathered at the 2941 Restaurant in Falls Church, Va. for the Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum.   Following a thoughtful keynote address from John Sanders, chief operating officer of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, …

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John Sanders, COO of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Speaks at Potomac Club Event

A federal official responsible for border security discussed how his private sector experience prepared him to manage the increasing demands of an agency that operates under close scrutiny during the 3rd Annual Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum hosted by the Potomac Officers Club. John Sanders, chief operating officer of …

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Mark Borkowski, Assistant Commissioner for the Office of Acquisition of CBP, Announced as Panelist for Potomac Officers Club’s 3rd Annual Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum

Mark Borkowski, assistant commissioner for the Office of Acquisition and chief acquisition officer and component acquisition executive of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, will be featured as a panelist during the Potomac Officers Club’s 3rd Annual Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum on March 28th at the 2941 Restaurant in …

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Dr. Reginald Brothers, EVP and CTO of Peraton, Announced as Moderator for Potomac Officers Club’s 3rd Annual Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum

Dr. Reginald Brothers, the executive vice president and chief technology officer for Peraton, will be featured as a moderator during the Potomac Officers Club’s 3rd Annual Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum on March 28th at the 2941 Restaurant in Falls Church, Va. During the forum GovCon leaders from the …

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