TSA has cone of silence over infrastructure contract

TSA apparently is evaluating new bids, but Editor Nick Wakeman predicts there is likely one more round of protests to come before work actually begins on the $500 million Information Technology Infrastructure Program contract.

Unisys reverses course on TSA protest

Unisys Corp. has withdrawn its protest with the Government Accountability Office over the awarding of the Transportation Security Administration’s Information Technology Infrastructure Program contract to Computer Sciences Corp.

L-3 wins $165M security award from TSA

L-3 Communications will supply the Transportation Security Administration with advanced screening technology under an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract worth $164.7 million.

Unisys files new protest over lucrative TSA infrastructure contract

Unisys has filed another protest of the TSA Information Technology Infrastructure Program contract, but no one is talking. Editor-in-chief Nick Wakeman is wondering why.

TSA told to restart competition for IT infrastructure work

The Government Accountability Office told TSA to restart the competition for the Information Technology Infrastructure Program, putting TSA back at square one.

President calls for urgent improvements to anti-terrorism efforts

President Barack Obama has directed his security team to take technology-related security measures to bolster homeland security and thwart terrorist attacks.

In wake of TSA breach, a refresher on redacting PDFs

The exposure of the Transportation Security Administration's operations manual will likely prompt agnecies to review the National Security Agency's guidance on how to safely redact information from documents posted to the Web.

Protests: Step by step

You've filed a protest. Now what?

Investment group wants to revive Registered Traveler

An investment firm wants to revive the Registered Traveler program; it has offered to manage some operations previously managed by Verified Identity Pass.

CSC, TSA make ITIP award official

Computer Sciences Corp. will build and operate the information technology infrastructure for the Transportation Security Administration.

CSC wins $500M TSA infrastructure deal

Computer Sciences Corp. wins $2 billion contract to manage all of the information technology infrastructure for the Transportation Security Administration.

Reveal Imaging wins TSA deal

The Transportation Security Administration will acquire explosives detection technology from Reveal Imaging Technologies Inc. under a new $30 million contract.

SRA to guard TSA information systems

SRA International Inc. will protect information systems at the Transportation Security Administration from cyber threats through a new task order.

Lawsuit claims Registered Traveler vendor committed fraud

Two law firms have filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of customers of a private operator of Registered Traveler services that shut down abruptly in late June.

Registered Traveler hit by closure of express lanes

The largest operator of Registered Traveler designated lanes at U.S. airports has unexpectedly ceased operations.

TSA bill requires competition

The TSA legislation that was approved by the House on June 4 would require competition for the first time on processing fingerprint biometric data for aviation workers.

Airport officials ask Congress not to disrupt TSA biometrics work

Airport executives are asking Congress not to disrupt an existing biometrics program that would be converted to full competition if new TSA legislation is passed.

Veritas deal hones in on security clearances

Veritas Capital buys a unit of Kroll Inc. to build a company focused on security-clearance investigations and employment screening services. By Nick Wakeman

House bill would require competition on TSA biometric contract

The pending House bill would make the TSA put up for competitive bid a longstanding, sole-provider contract for processing fingerprints for backgrounds checks on aviation workers.

GAO: Secure Flight screening program on course

The Secure Flight passenger screening program has improved IT security and privacy controls in the last five months, auditors say.