Amid Further Delays, DHS Reviewing SBInet Options

Biesecker, Calvin
January 2010
Defense Daily;1/22/2010, Vol. 245 Issue 13, p11
Market Research Report
The article reports on the formal review conducted by U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano of the Secure Border Initiative virtual fence project (SBInet). According to Customs and Border Protection (CBP) director Mark Borkowski, the review is designed to look at the program issues and outcomes. It notes that the review could alter the systems and analyze the cost effectiveness of the program. It also mentions that the prime contractor of SBInet is Boeing Co.


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