The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued today a binding operational directive that puts a tight deadline on US government agencies during which they must patch security flaws discovered in Internet-accessible systems.
Topic: Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
The Department of Homeland Security is trying to replicate a strategy used by the Department of Defense to protect and defend its networks, and the plan could soon be used across the entire federal government.
The House Homeland Security Committee will consider legislation this week that would reorganize and elevate the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity branch. The draft bill, from committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas), would replace the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) at DHS with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure
A Homeland Security Department official says part of the Trump administration's cyber agenda is focusing on critical infrastructure through a "neighborhood watch" and identifying high value targets and their respective contingency plans.