Tags Alejandro Mayorkas

DHS halts Disinformation Governance Board amid strong backlash

by Suzanne Smalley • 7 days ago

Former government officials will lead a review of DHS's disinformation work and help Secretary Mayorkas determine how to continue.

DHS establishes its own bug bounty program, offering outsiders $500 to $5K for discovering flaws

by Tim Starks • 5 months ago

DHS follows in the footsteps of bug bounty initiatives for federal agencies that began in 2016.

Seven years later, DHS set to roll out dramatic changes to system for hiring cyber pros

by Tim Starks • 7 months ago

It will change how DHS cyber personnel are paid, how they're evaluated after applying and how they're assessed for raises.

US to increase scrutiny on cryptocurrency, federal contractors in effort to slow hacking

by Tim Starks • 8 months ago

DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco spelled out the plans at separate events.

Biden administration officials push Congress to shape breach reporting mandates

by Tim Starks • 8 months ago

It's part of an ongoing dance in the legislative and executive branches between demanding and requesting private sector action.

Apple, JPMorgan Chase bosses among industry heads set to gather at White House for cyber 'call to action'

by Tim Starks • 9 months ago

The administration expects to make "concrete announcements" about tackling root causes of cyberattacks, a senior official said.

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