Author Archive

Ana Campoy

CIO Briefing

Trump’s Multibillion-Dollar Border Wall Wouldn’t Stop This $5,000 Drone

Earlier this month, border patrol agents intercepted a methamphetamine shipment that had been dropped off via drone on the U.S. side of the border.

CIO Briefing

U.S. Will Ban Laptops on 180 International Airlines Unless They Meet Mysterious New Security Rules

If the airlines fail to enforce the new standards, the U.S. could bar all large personal electronic devices from their planes.

CIO Briefing

A US Federal Court Just Used Donald Trump’s Own Tweets to Block His Travel Ban

The proposed policy, which would bar travelers from six majority Muslim countries from entering the US, has been under court review for months.

CIO Briefing

US Border Patrol Agents Are on Pace to Catch Nine Undocumented Immigrants Each in All of 2017

March had the smallest number of border apprehensions since 1999, according to publicly available records.

CIO Briefing

The Innovative Suitcase Lab That Could Fight the Zika Virus

The whole thing weighs less than 44 pounds and is operated with a laptop.

IT Modernization

BlackBerry’s 'End-to-End Security' Didn’t Do El Chapo Any Favors

The notorious criminal was busted after his BlackBerry messages were obtained by the Mexican government.

CIO Briefing

Feds Expand Iris Scans at Southern Border

Up to now, U.S. border officials have had no way of knowing who overstays, because while they check everyone who comes into the country legally, they don’t keep a record of who leaves by land for Mexico.