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CBP, GAO at odds over lessons of SBInet

The mistakes of the failed SBInet procurement would be repeated if Customs and Border Protection took the advice of the the Government Accountability Office to improve a major border technology program, a CBP official said Wednesday.

CBP, GAO at odds over lessons of SBInet

The mistakes of the failed SBInet procurement would be repeated if Customs and Border Protection took the advice of the the Government Accountability Office to improve a major border technology program, a CBP official said Wednesday.

CBP awards Integrated Fixed Towers procurement to Texas firm

A long-awaited,  somewhat delayed  contract for towers hung with high-tech sensors to detect movement along the southwest border went to Texas-based EFW, Customs and Border Patrol announced Feb. 27.

CBP awards Integrated Fixed Towers procurement to Texas firm

A long-awaited,  somewhat delayed  contract for towers hung with high-tech sensors to detect movement along the southwest border went to Texas-based EFW, Customs and Border Patrol announced Feb. 27.

2014 Budget Request: Customs and Border Protection

President Obama's fiscal 2014 budget request includes $12.9 billion for Customs and Border Protection, a 6.45 percent increase from the estimated fiscal 2013 budget, accounting for inflation. CBP is one of the few Homeland Security Department components to receive an increase in the request.

2014 Budget Request: Customs and Border Protection

President Obama's fiscal 2014 budget request includes $12.9 billion for Customs and Border Protection, a 6.45 percent increase from the estimated fiscal 2013 budget, accounting for inflation. CBP is one of the few Homeland Security Department components to receive an increase in the request.

2014 Budget Request: DHS IT

The fiscal 2014 budget proposal the Obama administration sent to Congress on April 10 carries mixed results for major Homeland Security Department information technology efforts. Total funding for the DHS office of the chief information officer would go down by 1.2 percent when taking into account Office of Management and Budget-projected inflation.

CBP has scaled back its border technology ambitions

"Our strategy going forward is a much more pedestrian strategy. I'm perfectly comfortable getting 80 percent of what I'd like if I can get it quickly, if it's available today, and if it costs a reasonable amount," Mark Borkowski said at the Border Security Expo in Phoenix.

CBP has scaled back its border technology ambitions

"Our strategy going forward is a much more pedestrian strategy. I'm perfectly comfortable getting 80 percent of what I'd like if I can get it quickly, if it's available today, and if it costs a reasonable amount," Mark Borkowski said at the Border Security Expo in Phoenix.

Integrated fixed tower procurement runs late

Evaluation by Customs and Border Protection of industry proposals in response to its integrated fixed tower procurement is taking longer than expected, CBP acknowledged earlier this month.