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Border Management Summit 2018 Session Guide

Border Management Summit 2018 Session Guide

The Border Management Summit 2018, being held December 5-6 in San Antonio, TX, will create a forum for military, state, local, federal law enforcement officials as well as industry leaders, as they tackle our nation’s most difficult challenges of finding workable solutions to border protection challenges that can be implemented in the field immediately.

The Top Six Priorities for Border Security in 2019

The Top Six Priorities for Border Security in 2019

As border-related spending for FY 2019 is up in the air until December 7th, we took a look at the six original investments included in the Department of Homeland Security's Budget request. We then spoke with Nelson Balido, subject matter expert and Chairman of the Border Management Summit, to hear his thoughts how these priorities will play out in 2019. As well as:

  • A Few Thoughts on the President's FY 2019 Budget Request for Border Security
  • Border Investments to Prioritize in 2019
  • The Future of Border Security & Overcoming Current Challenges
  • Anticipated Modifications to Appear in the Finalized FY 2019 Budget for Border Security
  • Why It's Pertinent to Attend the Upcoming Border Management Summit
  • And More!

A Look at the Innovative Technologies Securing the Border

A Look at the Innovative Technologies Securing the Border

We took a look at the latest technologies being utilized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to secure and manage the border. In FY 2018, CBP allocated $2.28 billion in funding towards their Procurement, Construction, and Improvements (PCI) account. Included within the PCI account was an itemized list of border security technology priorities. Additionally, the President's FY 2019 budget request provides crucial investments in U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) technology to enhance the overall border security capabilities of front-line operations.

Recent Biometric Developments in US Border Security

Recent Biometric Developments in US Border Security

Just in the past few months, the Department of Homeland Security has implemented several new biometric initiatives by the border. Download this article to learn about the latest technological developments taking place in US border security.

FY19 Department of Homeland Security Budget

FY19 Department of Homeland Security Budget

This infographic highlights key components of the FY2019 Budget request of $47.5 billion in net discretionary budget authority for DHS, which is a $3.4 billion increase from 2018.

Three Reasons Why Investment in Smarter Borders is Critical

Three Reasons Why Investment in Smarter Borders is Critical

The challenges facing today’s border agencies and international organizations are acute and becoming ever more demanding. Read this article to find out the three major reasons why border investment is critical.

The Future of Border Management

The Future of Border Management

The challenge of unprecedented demographic trends, irregular migration patterns, geopolitical complexity and the heightened terror threat have made border control and security one of the polemic issues of our time. The implementation of "smart" border systems with ever evolving technological sophistication is seen as the key to establishing a safer and more easily protected environment for the transit of goods and people.

In a recent survey, Defence IQ put a series of questions to those working inside the land, sea and air borders arena to find out what they saw as the challenges and opportunities in this vital and politically charged landscape.
Smarter Borders - The Swiss Story

Smarter Borders - The Swiss Story

Switzerland, mountainous, affluent, landlocked, bordered by four nations and a signatory of the “Schengen Area”,  showcases the 21st century borders challenge in microcosm. We spoke to two professionals from the Swiss Border Guard and national air carrier, SWISS, about their challenges and emerging solutions in a smarter borders context.   
Maritime Border Security: Tackling Terrorism Through Collaboration

Maritime Border Security: Tackling Terrorism Through Collaboration

Defence IQ sat down with Rear Admiral Patrick Augier, France’s Deputy Secretary General for the Sea to discuss his thoughts on French maritime border control priorities and terrorism prevention strategies at sea.

Past Presentation Packet

Past Presentation Packet

In preparation for the 2018 Border Management Summit, we wanted to exclusively share these past presentations with you. Below you will find expert content on:

  • SAP Border Protection
  • Achieving Global Maritime Security & Sea Control: Expanding the Role of the US Coast Guard DSF
  • Enhancing Border Security Through Innovation & Emerging Technology
  • Infrastructure and Technology on the Southwest Border