Tags Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

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

by Tim Starks • 6 days 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 • 3 weeks ago

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

A new bill would require ransomware victims to report payments within 48 hours

by Tonya Riley • 3 weeks ago

It's one of numerous pieces of legislation under consideration in Congress.

Ransomware gang strikes Iowa agriculture business New Cooperative, the latest hack on food supply chain

by Tim Starks • 1 month ago

The hack follows this summer's ransomware attack on meat supplier JBS.

CISA hires long-time cyber pro Kiersten Todt as chief of staff

by Tim Starks • 1 month ago

It's a key hire for Jen Easterly, who has served as director of CISA since mid-July and who has been ramping up her own plans for the agency.

Cyber Command alerts US firms of 'ongoing' hacks targeting Atlassian enterprise software

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The warning comes after a similar advisory from the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security.