Archive for the ‘IA News’ Category

Better Collaboration Needed Along Southwest Border

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

In June the Government Accountability Office released a report reviewing collaborative efforts among the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and other interagency partners along the U.S. southwest border…


Interagency Partnerships Crucial to Safeguarding Infrastructure

Monday, June 30th, 2014

At a recent cyber symposium, Navy Adm. Michael S. Rogers stressed the importance of building partnerships among the federal government, the private sector, and academia for the defense of critical infrastructure…


2014 Quadrennial Homeland Security Review Published by DHS

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

In June the Department of Homeland Security published its second Quadrennial Homeland Security Review. The original QHSR, published in 2010, outlined the vision, mission areas, goals, and objectives for homeland security…


Coordination Group Provides Update on Unaccompanied Child Immigration

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

The Unified Coordination Group recently provided an update on the federal response and efforts taken to address the influx of unaccompanied child immigrants entering the United States across the southwest border…


Report Recommends Improved Transportation Collaboration in Disaster Response

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

The U.S. Government Accountability Office released a report in May of this year assessing the collaborative efforts made by the Department of Transportation and the Federal Emergency Management Agency during Hurricane Sandy…


DOJ/DHS Partnership Curbs Cybercrime

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

In early June, the Department of Homeland Security reported on the success of its partnership with the Department of Justice in containing the spread of Gameover Zeus, a sophisticated piece of malware that steals banking information…


Research Suggests Use of DoD-Developed Technology along U.S. Border

Friday, June 13th, 2014

The RAND Corporation recently completed research into Department of Homeland Security and the Drug Enforcement Administration use of DoD-funded intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance technologies along the U.S. southern border…


Report Praises Current Measures in U.S. Biological Defense

Monday, June 9th, 2014

In a May report, the U.S. Government Accountability Office released a report assessing the U.S. government’s preparedness for biological threat agents…


President Calls for Interagency Group to Address Unaccompanied Child Immigration

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Earlier this week, President Obama issued a memorandum calling for an interagency Unified Coordination Group to respond to the influx of unaccompanied alien children across the U.S. southwest border…


DISA Releases 2014-2019 Strategic Plan

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

In May, the Defense Information Systems Agency released its strategic plan for 2014-2019. The strategic plan outlines DISA’s focus areas, guiding principles, and strategic goals for supporting joint, interagency, and international mission partners…