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  • Harris to Update CBP Communications Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris to Update CBP Communications Platform

    Harris has received two contracts worth a combined $26 million to update communications systems that support Customs and Border Protection missions. The company said Tuesday it will supply CBP with XL-200P public safety radios that feature active noise cancellation, Bluetooth technology, global positioning system and a customizable user interface. XL-200P is equipped with a software-based architecture and designed to comply […] More

  • WidePoint's Telecom Lifecycle Mgmt Platform Gets CBP Recertification - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    WidePoint’s Telecom Lifecycle Mgmt Platform Gets CBP Recertification

    The Customs and Border Protection has re-certified a WidePoint technology platform designed to help government customers manage telecommunications systems. WidePoint said Wednesday its ITMS telecommunications life cycle management platform received CBP recertification for compliance with the Section 508 amendment to law mandating that electronic and information technology offerings for the federal government are accessible to people with disabilities. “ITMS supports the management […] More

  • CBP Taps Unisys for Cargo, Traveler Risk Assessment Support Task Order; Amy Rall Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CBP Taps Unisys for Cargo, Traveler Risk Assessment Support Task Order; Amy Rall Comments

    Unisys has received a task order from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to build and operate systems designed to help CBP“™s targeting and analysis systems program directorate assess risks associated with passengers and cargo that enter the country. The company said Wednesday it will provide cloud, big data analytics and biometrics platforms to help […] More

  • Intelleuron Secures DHS Funds to Build, Test UAS Reconnaissance Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Intelleuron Secures DHS Funds to Build, Test UAS Reconnaissance Tech

    Intelleuron will design, build and test a reconnaissance technology to aid in Customs and Border Protection operations as part of a $199,977 contract from the Department of Homeland Security. DHS said Tuesday the company aims to produce a portable small UAS designed to help CBP agents detect potential threats across different types of terrain and weather. The department awarded the project using […] More

  • iProov Agrees to Provide Self-Authenticating Systems at Unmanned U.S. Borders - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    iProov Agrees to Provide Self-Authenticating Systems at Unmanned U.S. Borders

    iProov has received a task from the Department of Homeland Security's science and technology directorate to help streamline the process of identifying travelers at unmanned U.S. borders. The London-based company said Monday it will integrate its spoof-detecting offering with existing systems of the Customs and Border Protection that would enable travelers to authenticate their identities […] More

  • CBP Seeks Info on Cloud Migration Services Vendors - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CBP Seeks Info on Cloud Migration Services Vendors

    The Customs and Border Protection has posted a request for information on cloud services providers that can help the agency migrate its applications out of a data center. CBP said Wednesday in a FedBizOpps notice that it aims to move all of its on-premises applications from the office of information and technology’s National Data Center complex […] More

  • Elbit Systems' In-Fill Radar & Tower System Gets CBP OK - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Elbit Systems’ In-Fill Radar & Tower System Gets CBP OK

    Elbit Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary has received approval from the Customs and Border Protection to implement an in-fill radar and tower system the company built to help CBP agents protect the country’s borders. CBP certified the system from Elbit Systems of America to support the agency’s air and marine border security operations in Texas, the company said Thursday. […] More

  • General Dynamics Tests CBP Remote Video Surveillance Platform in Texas - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Dynamics Tests CBP Remote Video Surveillance Platform in Texas

    A General Dynamics business unit has tested in Texas a remote video surveillance platform designed to support border security operations. General Dynamics Information Technology partnered with Parsons' government services business to help the Department of Homeland Security's Customs and Border Protection field six Relocatable-Remote Video Surveillance Systems in McAllen and Laredo, Texas, the company said […] More

  • CenturyLink, collab9 Partner to Offer Cloud-Based Unified Comms Platform to DNFSB - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CenturyLink, collab9 Partner to Offer Cloud-Based Unified Comms Platform to DNFSB

    CenturyLink has teamed up with collab9 to offer the latter's cloud-based unified communications-as-a-service system to the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board under a potential three-year contract. CenturyLink said Wednesday it secured the award through a General Services Administration contract held by its Level 3 Communications subsidiary. The contract has a one-year base term and two option years. […] More

  • IBM, Maersk Aim to Develop Blockchain-Based Global Trade Digitization Platform Through JV - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM, Maersk Aim to Develop Blockchain-Based Global Trade Digitization Platform Through JV

    IBM and Maersk have announced plans to create a joint venture that will aim to develop a blockchain technology-based platform to help digitize and secure global trade operations. The IBM-Maersk JV will be headquartered in New York and will offer a global trade digitization system based on open standards that can support the entire global shipping […] More

  • Former DHS CIO Luke McCormack Appointed to DSA Federal Advisory Board - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Former DHS CIO Luke McCormack Appointed to DSA Federal Advisory Board

    Luke McCormack, former chief information officer of the Department of Homeland Security, has joined the federal advisory board of directors at Data Systems Analysts. DSA said McCormack brings information technology and leadership experience in the public and private sectors to DSA as a federal advisory board member. As DHS CIO, he was responsible for strategic guidance, cybersecurity […] More

  • CBP Adopts Graph Platform From Deloitte-DataStax Alliance - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CBP Adopts Graph Platform From Deloitte-DataStax Alliance

    The Customs and Border Protection has implemented a graph technology from the Deloitte–DataStax partnership to support the agency’s data analytics and visualization activities, GCN reported. Matt Rollender, vice president for global business development and channels at DataStax, told the publication that CBP uses the MissionGraph tool in efforts to detect threat actors by analyzing relationships between […] More

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