Secret Service

Secret Service tests facial recognition system at the White House

The Secret Service started testing a facial recognition system in and around the White House last week, according to a privacy assessment released by the Department of Homeland Security.

Senate appropriators ramp up cyber at DHS

In response to growing threats to federal information systems, a draft funding bill for DHS looks to elevate the agency's cybersecurity mission.

Secret Service to test surveillance drone at Trump golf club

The Secret Service announced an upcoming test of a tethered drone system as part of its personnel protection mission during the president's upcoming vacation in Bedminster, N.J.

Watchdog finds IT issues at Secret Service, TSA

Financial systems at both agencies need better management, according to DHS inspector general IT audits.

Border official tapped to head Secret Service

President Donald Trump announced the appointment of Maj. Gen. Randolph "Tex" Alles, a veteran Marine and border control official, to serve as the new director of the Secret Service.

Watchdog rips IT management at Secret Service

A follow-up report on the leak of Rep. Jason Chaffetz's old job application data at the Secret Service finds nagging holes in the agency's management of personal data and IT.

DHS IG clashes with Secret Service over authority of CIO

The Homeland Security Department's Office of Inspector General is recommending more authority for the Secret Service Chief Information Officer.

Virtual 'Tiny Town' coming for Secret Service training

The Secret Service is giving up its tabletop modeling town for a "Virtual Tiny Town" with video and gaming technology.

Secret Service doesn't keep IT needs secret

The Secret Service wants industry to help it shape procurement plans for the first phase of a wide-ranging information technology overhaul.

Secret Service plans IT reboot

The Secret Service seeks information from companies as it prepares to modernize its information technology infrastructure.