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Four Innovation Principles for Customs and Border Protection

This article was written by Clay Goldwein and John Nemoto of CGI Federal.  Innovation is arguably one of the most discussed, yet misunderstood, buzzwords in government and industry. When simply defined, innovation refers to a new method, product or idea. And within that innovation arc, a change is considered revolutionary …

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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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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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Jonathan McEntee, Acting Border Director of Immigration & Maritime Science & Technology Directorate for DHS, Announced as Panelist for Potomac Officers Club’s 3rd Annual Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum

Jonathan McEntee, the acting border director of Immigration & Maritime Science & Technology Directorate of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, will be featured as a panelist during the Potomac Officers Club’s upcoming 3rd Annual Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum on March 28th at the 2941 Restaurant in Falls …

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CBP Awards SLSCO Potential $287M Border Wall Construction Contract

SLSCO has landed a potential $287M contract with the Customs and Border Protection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to build two border wall structures in California. CBP said Friday the company will build a 15-mile-long primary pedestrian replacement wall and a 14-mile secondary wall encompassing the U.S. Border Patrol‘s …

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Potomac Officers Club to Host Security Vetting Process Modernization Forum on Oct. 17

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 2nd, 2018 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — will be hosting the Security Vetting Process Modernization forum on Oct. 17 at 2941 Restaurant. Monte Hawkins, director of the National Vetting Center, will serve as the keynote speaker, while Kathy Lane, of …

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