Collaborating Joint Order Operations: Border Enforcement Security Task Force Units

In this sensational interview, Nelson H. Balido, CEO of the Border Commerce and Security Council and Managing Associate at Balido & Associates, discusses the timely topic of the influx of 50,000 unaccompanied and illegal minors into the U.S.

He also discusses what it will take to get the U.S./Mexican border under control, what will temper the cartel's influence there and how local, state and federal governments can work together to facilitate better security management practices.

The Future of Biometric Technology

In this interview we sat down with Paul Hunter the Chief of Biometrics Strategy at U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). He explores the current and future use of biometric technology at USCIS. He mentions that “Voice holds a lot of promise in the digital age,” and elaborates on ways that voice analytics can help at USCIS.

Exclusive Interview with Lee Bowes, USCIS (DHS)

In this extensive interview Mr. Lee Bowes gives us some of the major challenges facing biometrics at U.S. Citizenship and immigration Services (USCIS), his person-centric focused strategy, improvements in the collection, storage and dissemination of biometric data and how mobile biometrics can play a huge part for USCIS.

Biometric Solutions at the Ministry of Interior Czech Republic

Jiří Čelikovský, Head of Unit for Coordination of Schengen Cooperation and Border Patrol Ministry of Interior for the Czech Republic, touches on challenges the border patrol agencies are currently facing in the Czech Republic, future acquisitions and solutions that the ministry of interior is looking to procure to support operations, best practices for supporting coordination efforts and operations of the member states part of the Schengen agreement, and the type of enterprise information platforms that are being integrated to support identity management and biometric technology.

FBI and CIA Viewpoints on Current and Future Cyber Threats

We recently spoke with FBI Section Chief, Trent Teyema, who oversees all aspects of operation readiness for the FBI’s Cyber Division, and most recently served as the Special Agent in Charge of Counterintelligence and Cyber for the Los Angeles Field Office. As well as Sherrill L. Nicely started her tenure as CIA’s Chief Information Security Officer. She is responsible for overseeing the defensive posture of the Agency's cyber security capabilities.

Homeland Security Week Exclusive Interview with Emily Keplar

The Homeland Security Team sat down with one of our distinguished 2017 speakers, Emily Keplar, DHS Intelligence Functional Manager Collection & Reporting Chair of DHS ISR Working Group, to get her insights on the future of Homeland Security.