The Department of Commerce is revising its confidentiality agreement for statistical data survey respondents to reflect the fact that the Department of Homeland Security could see some of that data if it is captured by the Einstein system.
Government transparency advocates expect Obama-era open data policies to continue but would like to see agencies and Congress prioritize their expansion.
The U.S. and the international community have yet to agree to standard definitions of cyber attacks and cyber-enabled economic warfare, and that's hindering effective policy responses to attacks, according to a new report.
Reports from two more states say their election systems were scanned without authorization by DHS during election season.
A combination of tech companies and civil liberties groups oppose DHS Secretary John Kelly's suggestion that border officials could collect social media passwords as a condition for entry.
Although Customs and Border Protection coordinates its airborne border surveillance aircraft with other agencies, it needs to refine some specifics, according to a GAO report.
A group of state officials formally opposed the DHS critical infrastructure designation for election systems and want it rescinded.
Despite cybersecurity policy advances, former DHS officials say the private sector should not expect much help from the government with hacks and breaches.
Innovation shop 18F is playing by its own rules, according to the General Services Administration's inspector general.
In a Feb. 17 memo, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told senior leadership to establish teams to look for duplication across the armed services in business operations, including in IT and cybersecurity.
DHS picks sites in Arizona, California and Texas to begin building a planned border wall, and also moves to hire thousands of new border agents.
Deficient IT security controls at a core data center put the Department of Interior at risk of exposing sensitive and personally identifiable information.