DHS

Darryl E. Peek II

Director of Operations, OCIO/OCTO, Department of Homeland Security

Amanda L. Day

Enterprise Cybersecurity Awareness and Training Lead, Department of Homeland Security

Kelly Moan

Senior Security Engineer, Cyber Solutions Division, MGMT/OCIO/OCISO, Department of Homeland Security

Federal 100: Jim McLaughlin

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Missed deportee fingerprints spark legislation

A new bill would force DHS to digitize all fingerprint records in the wake of an embarrassing oversight report.

Officials: Yearly budgeting stifles cybersecurity

Current and former officials argue that a one-year budgeting cycle impedes government cybersecurity and IT modernization.

NPPD still hopeful on infrastructure protection

After a year, DHS remains optimistic that a proposed reorganization to link cyber and physical security operations will move forward.

Privacy groups slam DHS social media proposal

A coalition of civil liberties groups has objected to a proposed policy to collect social media information from foreign travelers.

DHS S&T goes for second on tech accelerator

DHS' research arm has opened a second round of its tech accelerator project for emergency responders' gear.

CBP: RFID doesn't work if you're in the wrong line

IT can accomplish only so much, Customs and Border Protection finds as it focuses on the human factor.

DHS CISO eyes shift from perimeter defense to data protection

Federal agencies are investing heavily in perimeter network defense, but in five years DHS' chief information security officer hopes to see a lot more spending on defense of data.

Panel hits DHS on fusion centers

Designed to enable information-sharing among law enforcement agencies at various levels of government, fusion centers have instead become 'part of the problem,' Senate panel charges.

Why branding matters -- even in government

More focus on building and enhancing the employer brand could help agencies find and keep talent.

Cyber executive order close, Napolitano says

DHS head defends the need for executive action on cybersecurity, but says it won't include some things that 'only legislation can do.'

Agile development faces entrenched resistance

Policies and guidance help move agile development along, but agencies are struggling with challenges rooted in cultural issues.