Tags Customs and Border Protection
Warrantless searches of devices at border allowed, appeals court finds
Privacy advocates are denouncing the ruling.
IG finds data security practices lacking at Customs and Border Protection before big hack
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
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
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
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.