The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is expanding pilot testing of a technology to improve the cybersecurity defenses of the nation’s emergency communications infrastructure.
Topic: Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Recently, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity Service Provider (CSP) program provided a cybersecurity assessment of the Department of Justice (DOJ) Security Operations Center (SOC). The assessment was conducted by a team of DHS personnel from Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Transportation Security Administration.
The Department of Homeland Security's cybersecurity wing says it has put heightened defense measures for health-care-focused organizations and research facilities in place as foreign government-backed hackers continue to try to steal U.S. coronavirus research.
Four U.S. Senators have introduced a bipartisan bill that will require the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to appoint cybersecurity effort coordinators in every state to orchestrate cyberattack response and remediation efforts, and to improve coordination between federal, state, and local entities.
A draft directive would require civilian agencies to find and fix network vulnerabilities spotted by public security researchers.
Department of Homeland Security officials have selected Bryan S. Ware, a tech-savvy entrepreneur and holder of multiple patents, to be the department's most senior official focused exclusively on cybersecurity, according to multiple people familiar with the matter.
The rotating cast of officials in top tech and cyber jobs could hinder the department's ability to develop and execute a consistent digital strategy.
The House passed legislation Sept. 26 that would open up a treasure trove of technical guidance about cybersecurity vulnerabilities housed at the Department of Homeland Security to other federal agencies and the broader public.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is leading the effort to bring smart cities standards to the nation's public safety community. Today, DHS S&T is launching a smart cities technology integration pilot in St. Louis, Missouri, in collaboration with both the city and the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC).
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.