// by Kylie Bielby

OIG Tells TSA to Improve Oversight for Human Capital Contracts

The DHS watchdog found that TSA did not manage its recruitment and hiring contract in a fiscally responsible manner. According to OIG’s report, TSA did not properly plan contract requirements prior to awarding the contract and did not develop accurate cost estimates for all contract modifications. Keep Reading

// by Kylie Bielby

GAO Reviews Behind Schedule IDENT Replacement

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) started working on replacing its outdated biometric identity management system in 2016. The new multi-billion dollar program, known as Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology or HART, is now three years behind schedule due to technical and other challenges. Keep Reading

// by Kylie Bielby

How the President’s FY 2022 Budget Will Help to Secure Transportation

The TSA section of the FY 2022 President’s Budget for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) focuses on preserving frontline operations, adjusting for projected passenger volume, transitioning to new technologies while maintaining current screening equipment, and optimizing resources through efficiencies.  Keep Reading

// by Sandra L. Stosz

Leading with Character: Strengths and Weaknesses

We each have two metaphorical wolves fighting inside us: strengths and weaknesses. The one that wins will be the one you feed. I chose to feed my strengths. I don’t ignore my weaknesses, but I don’t let them consume me, either. Keep Reading

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