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.
Topic: Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
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.
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