The National Infrastructure Protection Plan, updated by DHS, puts greater emphasis on the resiliency of critical systems, particularly IT systems, according to a GAO evaluation.
The Homeland Security Department hopes 500,000 local, state and federal first responders will join a new online professional network DHS has created for them.
Richard Spires, the CIO of the Homeland Security Department, said today his IT workforce will almost double by October 2011.
Post-disaster data recovery is easier now, but it still can be difficult to get managers to buy in, says a former CISO for DOJ.
Before plunging into a Cold-War style cyber arms race with our online enemies, the United States needs to decide just exactly what cyberwar is, who should fight it and how to do it.
Two days after Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano froze some spending on the SBInet virtual fence system at the Arizona border, DHS officials say the system is providing needed capabilities.
The Federal Communications Commission has launched a new Web page today designed to provide information about the efforts to create a national broadband plan for public safety.
Shortly after the first fusion centers were established, federal and state officials realized two things: First, the fusion concept could be extended beyond counterterrorism. And second, federal grants were a powerful force in shaping fusion centers.
Agencies involved in fusion centers say they take privacy seriously. But they're reluctant to say much else about the subject.
Under the National Broadband Plan released today by the Federal Communications Commission, the FCC would gain responsibilities for ensuring the safety of privately owned communications infrastructure.
A former Transportation Security Administration data analyst has beenn charged with injecting malicious code into two TSA databases last year, about a week before his employment was about to end.