TAG: Department of Homeland Security

The story of GIS at DHS: From Manhattan to Katrina

May 8, 2019By and
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Part 1 In a rare historic moment, Congress understood geospatial technology’s important role would be key to support the new Department of Homeland Security. Written by Nate Smith; edited and co-written by William Tewelow, GISP If it doesn’t kill you it makes you stronger, but therein is the rub: You first have to avoid dying. Nothing sharpens the mind like... read more

CBP Agent Geoffrey Krassy Honored with Top GEOINT Award

June 24, 2015By

This afternoon at the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation’s (USGIF) GEOINT 2015 Symposium, the 2015 Lt. Michael P. Murphy Award in Geospatial Intelligence was presented to Geoffrey D. Krassy, an air interdiction agent for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection (DHS CBP). David Alexander, director of the Department of Homeland Security Geospatial Management Office, presented the award... read more

AT&T Ready For Hurricane Season as Part of Disaster Recovery Program

June 2, 2014By

AT&T’s Network Disaster Recovery (NDR) program, as the first private company certified by the Department of Homeland Security for private-company voluntary disaster preparedness, is committed to maintaining and restoring the AT&T global network when natural disasters strike, the company said. Despite predictions, no one is certain when the next tropical storm or hurricane will ravage the coastline. With $600 million... read more