With the near-universal reliance on Global Positioning System (GPS) technologies for communications applications also posing a range of potential security challenges, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has announced plans for a new testing program to evaluate how well GPS systems do against spoofing and disruption exploits.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released a new report looking to wrangle the different avenues in which the Federal government and its agencies report cyber incidents in a more ‘reportable’ fashion.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the establishment of the Homeland Intelligence Experts Group on Tuesday, comprised of private sector experts who will offer advice on the Federal government’s intelligence enterprise – including on emerging technology and cyber threats.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Advisory Council is calling on the agency to invest in technology that supports remote work, according to a new report by the panel’s workforce subcommittee.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) warned last week that the United States should expect to see an uptick in use of artificial intelligence (AI) tools that will help to bolster adversary tactics over the next year.
A handful of law enforcement agencies across the Departments of Homeland Security (DHS) and Justice (DoJ) are utilizing facial recognition technologies without requiring proper staff training to do so, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found in its latest report on the technology.
The Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) – a component of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) – is looking for enterprise IT support services for its Chief Information Officer (CIO) Directorate.
The Cyber Safety Review Board (CSRB) – established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) – has released its long-awaited review on the Lapsus$ hacking group, which attacked various government agencies and corporate networks from 2021 to 2022.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas talked about election security and cybersecurity threats to the U.S., among other priority issues, at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on July 26 aimed at DHS oversight.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has failed to consistently implement effective controls to restrict access to its network and information technology (IT) systems, according to a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) inspector general (IG) report from last week.
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator David Pekoske published the third edition of the agency’s Administrator’s Intent document last week, which outlines the agency’s planned actions through 2025 to achieve the vision and key technology and cyber objectives from TSA’s eight-year strategy released in 2018.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has one of the most difficult cybersecurity missions across the Federal government but lacks a workforce plan to ensure the agency can conduct critical cybersecurity workforce reviews, a government watchdog recently found.
President Biden will designate Kristie Canegallo as the acting deputy secretary at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), following Deputy Secretary John Tien’s retirement.
As the department that interacts more frequently on a daily basis with the American public than any other Federal agency, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced that it has reduced the total amount of time the public spends accessing its services by 20 million hours annually.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced on May 23, a department-wide policy on the use of body-worn cameras (BWC) for law enforcement officers and agents to be more transparent, a first for the department as a whole.
A top official at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said this week that her office played a significant role in helping to craft the White House’s National Cybersecurity Strategy, and will continue to do so when it comes to implementing the strategy.
The House Homeland Security Committee approved two notable cybersecurity-related bills during a markup session on May 17, sending them to the full House for further consideration.
A Department of Homeland Security (DHS) component agency official pushed back this week against what he called the recent wave of negative attention being paid to artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, arguing instead that responsible use of the technology is proving to be a boon for his agency.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is gathering information for a new contract opportunity for a cloud software tool to help manage biometric identity systems at the department, according to a new requestfor information (RFI) issued on May 5.
On the one-year anniversary of his appointment as head of tech ops at one of the Federal government’s most visible agencies, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Chief Information Officer (CIO) Yemi Oshinnaiye sat down with MeriTalk for a debrief of the past year – and some pointers about where his agency’s technology is heading next.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced late last week the formation of a task force that will examine negative repercussions of the widespread adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies.
More freedom to share data is vital to the success of developing AI technologies that meet the needs of Federal agencies, government officials said today.
Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., is planning to introduce legislation to clarify the role of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative (JCDC) program and criteria for membership in the group.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has launched a new website aimed at simplifying access to grants and other resources to deter domestic terrorism acts.