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DHS Contractors Boast Job Security and Hire Earnings for Skilled Professionals

DHS contractor careers is a lucrative industry for skilled professionals. Offering a combination of job security, competitive salaries, and exciting opportunities to work on important projects that can have a real impact on homeland security. DHS contractors are in high demand across a wide range of industries, from engineering and construction to IT and cybersecurity. … Continued

Accenture Wins $380M IT Modernization Contract at U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Accenture Federal Services has won a $380 million IT infrastructure operations and modernization award from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The company will deliver comprehensive technology support across multiple programs within the agency responsible for safeguarding our nation’s borders and facilitating lawful international travel and trade. “With more than 60,000 agency personnel, U.S. Customs and Border … Continued

DHS Seeks Contractor Partners for Tech Innovation

The Department of Homeland Security is seeking partnerships with private industry contractors to develop new security focused technology solutions that will help protect the country. “The threat cycle is accelerating – it’s becoming more complex,” DHS Science & Technology Directorate Chief Scientist Sam Howerton said in the opening keynote address at the Government Technology and … Continued

DHS Cybersecurity Hiring: Everything You Need To Know

Tech talent looking for DHS cyber security career opportunities now will have access to a comprehensive hiring system known as the Cybersecurity Talen Management System (CTMS). Last year DHS launched their Cybersecurity Talent Management System (CTMS) and over the last 12 months they have worked towards refining and improving the systems in place to make … Continued

DHS Cyber Security Mission Overview

DHS plays a critical role strengthening our national cyber security defense program. This article provides a summary of the program and its components. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) leads the national effort to understand, manage, and reduce risk to our cyber and physical infrastructure. The agency connects its stakeholders in industry and government to … Continued

DHS Invest2Prevent Competition: 2022 Results

The DHS sponsored competition for university students to solve national challenges and test their skills. The Department of Homeland Security’s Center for Prevention Programs and Partnerships (CP3), in collaboration with the McCain Institute for International Leadership, hosted the finalists of Invent2Prevent, a program that empowers university students to create innovative projects that could help prevent terrorism. Duke University was named … Continued

Tech Careers and the Future of Homeland Security

It’s not just the private sector, DHS organizations and contractor companies are both competing for tech talent. The Department of Homeland Security and its sub-organizations have one of the most important and high profile cybersecurity missions in government, but like many other Departments, it faces competition to attract and retain tech talent. DHS has one … Continued

Homeland Security Careers 101: Launching Successfully

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) protects the nation from the many threats that the country faces. With a special focus on areas of national security that include preparedness, coordination, response, and recovery, the Department of Homeland Security has become a pillar of domestic security in the United States.  Many people likely have a … Continued

Top 5 Fastest Growing DHS Careers

The Department of Homeland Security was formed in the wake of the tragedy of September 11, 2001. Homeland Security careers are rising across federal, state, and local jurisdictions. DHS alone employs over 240,000 people, including border patrol agents, cybersecurity analysts, and inspectors. Here are five of the top DHS careers based on growth projections: Privacy … Continued

DHS S&T Announces New Research Internship

The DHS program will cultivate diverse and highly skilled candidates that are workforce ready students. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) created the competition for graduate and undergraduate students across the United States to participate in the 2023 Homeland Security Professional Opportunities for the Student Workforce to Experience Research (HS-POWER) internship program. … Continued