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Skin Color, Gender Confound Face Recognition Software, Adding to Controversy Over Federal Use

DHS agencies have been testing face-scanning technology on departing passengers at airports in Boston, Atlanta, Chicago, Las Vegas, Miami, New York City, Houston, and Washington, D.C.

CBP-ICE Host Joint HUBZone Industry Day

The Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) program helps small businesses in urban and rural communities gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities.

Trump Creates Multi-Agency National Vetting Center for Entry Into U.S.

Coordinating intelligence and law enforcement information will improve identification of "terrorists, criminals, and other nefarious actors trying to enter and remain," says White House.

Crisis-Driven Policies and Technology Choices May Erode Cyber-Resilience

Report recommends governments make cyber policy using an ongoing iterative process in place of one that is "ad hoc and crisis-driven" and produces "patchwork legislation.”

OIG Reviews Drug Control Policy Accounting for Three DHS Agencies

Each year, National Drug Control Program agencies are required to submit detailed accounting for all funds spent to the Office of National Drug Control Policy.

OIG: ICE Needs to Evaluate Agency Training Model

ICE does not agree with the recommendation, though, and intends to return to program-led basic and advanced training while also maintaining the centralization of cross-cutting training functions.

Trump Attacks as Hill Support Grows for DACA Fix Plus Beefed-Up Border Tech

Bipartisan bills would up the use of the use of drones and other technology to improve “situational awareness and operational control of the border.”

FBI Leadership Communications on Comey Firing Contradict White House

John Bennett, special agent in charge in San Francisco, wrote at the time, “These events are hard to hear and harder to comprehend.”
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