Tag Archives: U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Kevin McAleenan, Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Developing Counterterrorism Strategies and Supporting Border Security Efforts

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce that Kevin McAleenan, commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, was inducted into the 2019 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for his efforts to develop counterterrorism strategies and support border security effort with new initiatives.

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DHS to Host Three-Day Cybersecurity Conference

The Department of Homeland Security's science and technology directorate will host a three-day cybersecurity event that will kick off on March 18 in Washington, D.C. The 2019 S&T Cybersecurity and Innovation Showcase will allow technology professionals, government and industry stakeholders to view over 130 presentations on federally funded cyber research-and-development initiatives valued at $250M combined, DHS said Monday.

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OSI Systems to Help CBP Deploy Cargo, Vehicle Screening Platforms Under Potential $67M IDIQ

OSI Systems’ security division has received a potential two-year, $67M contract to provide vehicle and cargo inspection systems to the Customs and Border Protection. The company said Monday it will supply the agency with Z Portal screening systems for deployment across border locations as part of homeland security efforts. The first delivery order …

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CBP to Adopt Salesforce Cloud, Analytics Tech Platforms; Dave Rey Comments

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection has chosen Salesforce to provide cloud computing and analytics platforms to support the agency’s digital modernization effort. CBP will implement Salesforce’s Analytics, Community Cloud and Service Cloud products to update agency personnel management process, manage activities along U.S. borders and engage citizens, the company said Tuesday. …

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Helinet Aviation Services Adds Thomas Norton to Board; Kathryn Purwin Comments

Thomas Norton, an adviser at EagleEye Intelligence, will join Helinet Aviation Services‘ board of directors to provide executive leadership and board governance. Helinet said Wednesday Norton will bring experience under various federal government roles including as director of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection‘s National Marine Center. “[Tom] adds depth to the board with …

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DHS Federal Protective Service Signs X-Ray Inspection Tech Deal With Smiths Detection

Smiths Detection has signed a five-year, $65 million deal with the Department of Homeland Security‘s Federal Protective Service to provide x-ray inspection systems in government buildings across the U.S. FPS will use the x-ray systems to detect potential threats at more than 9,000 government facilities under its responsibility, the company said Wednesday. SDI aims to complete deliveries and installations …

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CBP Starts Tests of Unisys Facial and Iris Biometric ID Systems at San Diego Border Crossing

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency has started to test a Unisys-made facial and iris biometrics system at the Otay Mesa border crossing in San Diego to study the accuracy and efficiency of biometric technologies in an outdoor environment. Unisys said Thursday CBP started conducting tests on selected non-citizens exiting the U.S in February and will continue to …

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SAP Gets CBP Automated Commercial Environment Certification; Kevin McCollom Comments

SAP has received a U.S. Customs and Border Protection certification to operate in automated commercial environments for entry summaries. CBP intends implement electronic single window information technology products in automated commercial environments by the end of 2016, SAP said Monday. “With our commitment to continuous innovation, including the recent announcement for ACE …

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