DHS Computers Caught Sleeping
After demanding that airlines provide new data concerning their passengers, the United States now seems incapable of processing the information. [...]
The Department of Homeland Security was established in the wake of the 9/11 attacks and, with a budget of $100 million and more than 240,000 personnel, it is now one of the US’ biggest government departments. Its varied missions include the fight against terrorism, border control and cyber-security.
In response to the runaway rise in government spending on homeland security, several former members of Washington's political elite have jumped into the sector. After working for the White House, the Pentagon and even the Department of Homeland Security, they [. [...]