The Homeland Security Department has improved the security of its top-secret/sensitive compartmented information systems, the department's inspector general has found.
Cyberattacks on government agencies' Web sites underscore the complex policy questions of cyber defense and offense, experts say.
Agency responses to cyberattacks on U.S. government sites demonstrate a need for better coordination between agency security officials and the companies that provide Internet services, experts say.
Twenty-six states have enacted legislation that indicates their intentions regarding compliance with Real ID.
Provisions of the Real ID Act have been a moving target.
In the face of shifting deadlines and requirements, states are struggling to comply with the Real ID Act for making driver's licenses more secure.
The Senate passed a provision to require federal contractors to use the E-Verify program on the same day DHS announced that contractors must use the program starting Sept. 8.
Reports in The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal explain the Obama administration's plans and considerations in moving ahead with DHS' next generation tool to protect civilian government computer networks.
Two law firms have filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of customers of a private operator of Registered Traveler services that shut down abruptly in late June.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency says it will consolidate the ways it contracts for systems engineering support and technical assistance.
TSA appears to be distancing itself from the handling of personal data for a Registered Traveler program that suddenly shut down.
The Homeland Security Department has awarded the $1.5 billion PACTS contract for professional services.