Homeland Security


Senator urges vote on cyber law before 'cyber 9/11' occurs

Dramatic rhetoric underscores importance of cybersecurity legislation.

Senators drafting bipartisan compromise on cybersecurity legislation

As Congress battles over cybersecurity laws, a few lawmakers are looking for agreement.

Is the military draft system on the chopping block?

The Selective Service System, which would administer a military draft if needed, hasn't been reevaluated in nearly 20 years, according to a GAO report.

Pivotal policies: 25 years of policy reforms

Policy improvement is work that never ends. We highlight some of the most important efforts of the past 25 years.

DOD urges relaxed satellite controls

Momentum for satellite export reform is stalled by the complex and technical nature of the issue.

CBP snafu exposes proprietary information

Customs and Border Protection took down documents included in a solicitation for the "virtual border fence" project that may have included proprietary contractor information.

GAO sting operation exposes pervasive counterfeit parts problem

GAO finds it's all too easy to get fake electronics for military weapons systems.

Border Patrol and ICE data systems not working together, IG says

Stovepiped data systems are contributing to tensions in the operational relationship between the Border Patrol and ICE's Homeland Security Investigations unit.

Republicans offer hands-off approach to cybersecurity

Senate Republicans' cybersecurity bill puts the onus on industry, diverges from earlier bipartisan bill.

Gerry Connolly: Don't cut technology investments

Federal spending on technology research should continue despite the economy, congressman urges.