Douglas Maughan

DHS piloting blockchain standards for supply chain security


Officials said blockchain holds promise for supply chain security, but needs interoperability standards to be effectively utilized.

DHS putting out contracts ‘within 10 days’ of verbal pitch


The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate is using new acquisition authorities to move government contracting at start-up speeds, inking some deals within 10 days of a brief verbal pitch, a senior DHS official said.