Homeland Security Department Acting CFO Peggy Sherry has outlined recent developments in the balance sheet, improper payments and system modernization at the department.
An administration proposal would give security authority over federal systems to DHS and establish a national breach notification requirement, but provides little authority over privately owned critical infrastructure.
Cybersecurity legislation being proposed by the Obama administration favors public/private cooperation over regulation and gives DHS oversight of FISMA.
The Defense Department and CIA are participating in a multi-agency task force to glean actionable intelligence from the large volume of material taken from Osama bin Laden's compound.
The Transportation Security Administration cannot ensure that the Transportation Worker Identification Credential always lands in the right hands, according to a new GAO report.
The Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Emergency Management Agency said they are partnering with several companies to offer priority message emergency warnings through mobile phones.
The administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency said disaster response agencies should take advantage of the widespread use of mobile phones to improve their disaster communications with the public.
Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) wants the Homeland Security Department to lead efforts to improve the security of the U.S. rail system.
DHS' inspector general found that some component agencies are making acquisitions more complex and costly than necessary.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano outlines DHS efforts to help protect government and civilian cyberspace sectors but stresses the need for private-sector cooperation.
Defense Department CIO Teri Takai cautions against jumping into the cloud.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency's legacy IT systems have gaps, a new report states.