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.
Never mind privacy concerns -- FCW's cartoonist notes the real challenge for DHS.
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 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.
A group of state officials formally opposed the DHS critical infrastructure designation for election systems and want it rescinded.
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.
Innovation shop 18F is playing by its own rules, according to the General Services Administration's inspector general.
The Democratic senator hope to block plans, floated by the Homeland Security secretary, to collect social media and mobile device passwords as a condition for travelers to enter the United States.
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.
Despite cybersecurity policy advances, former DHS officials say the private sector should not expect much help from the government with hacks and breaches.
Deficient IT security controls at a core data center put the Department of Interior at risk of exposing sensitive and personally identifiable information.
State officials are still pushing for answers from DHS on critical infrastructure designation. DHS wants to talk.
David Mihelcic spent the final 19 years of his government career with the Defense Information Systems Agency.
Policymakers need to stop looking for a silver bullet deterrence model for cyber and recognize the complexity of the threats, say current and former officials.
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