U.S. and Mexican officials announced an agreement to set up a cross-border network to enhance safety and law enforcement at the border.
The authorization for the E-Verify employment verification program expires three weeks after it is set to cover federal contractors.
The DHS Inspector General recommends improving the department's coordination of cybersecurity for critical control systems.
The organizations trying to stop the E-Verify rule from covering federal contractors have filed for an injunction to delay enforcement from beginning Sept. 8.
FEMA needs to centralize how it buys goods and services for dealing with disasters into an integrated information technology system, a report recommends.
A judge upheld the Homeland Security Department's E-Verify electronic employment verification rule for federal contractors starting Sept. 8.
Existing laws already give the president broad discretion on how to respond to cyberattacks, despite language in a Senate bill that proposes giving the president specific powers during such events, expert says.
DHS issued two new directives that deal with searches of laptop computers and other devices at U.S. borders.
A Senate bill proposes giving the president the power to shut down and disconnect any government or private computer network or system that is compromised by a cyberattack.
Government and private-sector experts identify risks to the country's information technology sector's key functions.
The cyberattacks that plagued Georgia's online communications infrastructure in August 2008 have prompted some observers to call for an international body to deal with cybersecurity.
Two senior House members hit TSA for plans to delete personal data collected by the Registered Traveler program vendor that shut down.