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U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Using Technology to Secure the Border

Gregory Giddens, partner at Potomac Ridge Consulting and former executive director of the Secure Border Initiative Program Office at CBP, discusses the role of technology in border security, and why it should be used alongside people on the ground.


Facial recognition systems benefits to airport & national security

John Wagner, deputy executive assistant commissioner at the Office of Field Operations in US Customs & Border Protection and Sammies 2019 finalist, discusses how facial recognition will greatly improve security at airports.

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Agencies team up for Opioid Detection Challenge

Rosanna Robertson, program manager at Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate, Manuel Garza, acting director of the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism at Customs and Border Protection and Brandon Callahan, liaison to the Office of Nation Drug Control Policy at U.S. Postal Inspection Service, discuss how government organizations are teaming up for the […]


Customs and Border Protection team recognized for customer experience initiative

Brenda Smith, executive assistant commissioner for Trade at U.S. Customs and Border Protection and a finalist in the management excellence category of the Service to America Medals, discusses the work she and her team did to successfully develop and set up the “Single Window” system at CBP. For more information of Smith’s nomination, click here.

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Innovation & procurement at DHS

Ari Schuler, director for analytics integration at U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and Melissa Ho, managing director of DHS Silicon Valley (S&T), discussed the agency’s outreach efforts to non-traditional contractors and the impact those efforts are having on innovation at DHS.

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