Secure Border Initiative: DHS Needs to Address Significant Risks in Delivering Key Technology Investment: Congressional Testimony
DIANE Publishing, 2009 - 11 pages
The Dept. of Homeland Security¿s (DHS) Secure Border Initiative (SBI) is a multiyear, multibillion-dollar program to secure the nation¿s borders through, among other things, new technology, increased staffing, and new fencing and barriers. The technology component of SBI, which is known as SBInet, involves the acquisition, development, integration, and deployment of surveillance systems and command, control, communications, and intelligence technologies. This report assesses DHS¿s efforts to: (1) define the scope, timing, and life cycle management approach for planned SBInet capabilities; and (2) manage SBInet requirements and testing activities.
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