Tags Customs and Border Protection

IG finds data security practices lacking at Customs and Border Protection before big hack

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

As federal agencies increasingly draw on biometric data for their work, the stakes for protecting that data from hackers have grown.

CBP suspends Perceptics from doing government business following data breach

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

The punishment could last for years if Perceptics is placed on a government blacklist.

Customs and Border Protection subcontractor hack exposes traveler photos, license plates

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The hackers struck after the unnamed subcontractor transferred copies of the images collected by CBP to the subcontractor’s network.

DHS drone data left vulnerable, audit finds

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

While the Department of Homeland Security has looked to step up its use of drones to patrol the southern border, lax security policies have left the collected data vulnerable, a new audit finds.

New CISO takes lead at Customs and Border Protection

by Greg Otto • 4 years ago

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has hired Alma Cole, a former CBP IT security specialist, as its Chief Information Security Officer.

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