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Funding, technology cited as key to speeding security clearances

Defense agency is once again facing a budget shortfall; last year it had to suspend processing of clearance applications.

A Customs and Border Protection officer enters a passenger's information at Dulles International Airport.

Report: DHS unit fails to fully disclose use of personal information

To comply with privacy laws, agency must detail how data collected from international air travelers is used, GAO says.

Progress cited on ‘marathon’ Defense business systems upgrade

GAO continues to encourage creation of a chief management position to sustain changes across administrations.

Devices to detect radiation in cargo face scrutiny

In letter seeking an investigation, lawmakers say Homeland Security appears to be rushing a testing and certification program.

Lawmaker asks Defense not to block YouTube, MySpace

Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass., says it would be better for the military to ration limited Internet resources.

Lawmaker expresses "ire" and "rage" over loss of employees' information.

TSA breach prompts call for new data protection measure

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, says procedures to protect personal information and penalties for violations are critical.

States cite high cost of upgrading driver’s license systems to meet federal rules

Reengineering computer systems to meet Real ID Act requirements could cost more than $1 billion, state officials say.

Bush orders agencies to develop emergency operations plans

Directive says emphasis should be placed on geographic dispersion of leaders and staff to keep services going.

Homeland Security data-sharing systems criticized

Computer-based counter-terrorism system to connect all 50 states is duplicative, lawmaker says.

Labor union files suit over TSA data loss

Union wants agency to develop new security procedures and grant administrative leave to deal with fallout from the breach.

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