“The Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology division has funded the development of products based on new technologies to assist with the agency’s mission. However, as these technologies reach the market, they routinely come with gaps, both gaps between the technologies’ capabilities and their purpose for the end user as well as security gaps that leave the government open to data breaches and other attacks.”
“A common gap with new technologies in the Secret Service’s Office of Technological Development and Mission Support comes from a disconnect between the researchers and the users, noted the office’s Assistant Special Agent in Charge Scott Gee. In one case, the Secret Service built cutting-edge servers for the investigative branch to store and examine forensic data.” Read the full article here.
Source: DHS Works Through Gaps New Tech Presents in R&D – By James Mersol, March 19, 2019. GovernmentCIO.