Tags Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

DHS halts Disinformation Governance Board amid strong backlash

by Suzanne Smalley • 2 days ago

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

ICE surveillance dragnet scoops up data on 3 out of 4 Americans, report finds

by Tonya Riley • 1 week ago

The report demonstrates how over the past decade ICE has shifted to using data collected beyond a law enforcement context.

Nakasone says Cyber Command did nine 'hunt forward' ops last year, including in Ukraine

by Suzanne Smalley • 2 weeks ago

U.S. Cyber Command's Gen. Paul Nakasone says Russian cyberattacks against Ukraine have been destructive and he is still bracing for potentially serious cyberattacks domestically.

Backlash to DHS Disinformation Governance Board grows, fueled in part by misinformation

by Suzanne Smalley • 2 weeks ago

The DHS rollout of the Disinformation Governance Board has been criticized for being too vague about the details of what the board will do.

Hackers find 122 vulnerabilities — 27 deemed critical — during first round of DHS bug bounty program

by AJ Vicens • 4 weeks ago

The findings, first reported by CyberScoop, come in the first of three phases for the DHS bug bounty program.

FBI warns agricultural sector of heightened risk of ransomware attacks

by Suzanne Smalley • 4 weeks ago

The agricultural sector has been hit by a rising number of costly ransomware incidents.