Wednesday, September 15, 2010

New CBP Office Weighs Technology Investment Strategy

(Mickey McCarter — HS Today)

SBInet manager heads new effort to solve problems that plagued virtual fence, other programs

The commissioner of US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has promoted the program manager of the agency's virtual fence project to head a new office tasked with planning for complex technology acquisition programs in general.

Mark Borkowski, who still remains manager of the Secure Border Initiative-Network (SBInet), also took on the role of assistant commissioner of Technology Innovation and Acquisition starting in July. CBP Commissioner Alan Bersin tasked him first with delivering a set of recommendations on the scope of his new office's duties, due by the end of this year.
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