Tags Department of Homeland Security

After Trump courts Kim, U.S. issues warning on North Korean malware

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 days ago

Days after the historic United States-North Korea summit, the Department of Homeland Security and FBI has warned U.S. industry about a malware variant tied to North Korean government hackers.

Red-teaming by DHS 'quietly and slowly' uncovers agency vulnerabilities

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The Department of Homeland Security is looking to expand a program that breaks into federal networks and tells agencies how it was done, says Rob Karas, the official leading the exercises.

Krebs: NPPD must use threat intel better

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The DHS office charged with protecting critical infrastructure needs to get better at assessing cyber risk rather than chasing threats, according to a top agency official.

Election security legislation gains attention on Capitol Hill

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

Senators are making a renewed push to secure voting infrastructure ahead of the midterm elections.

DHS cyber specialist: look for behavior patterns with APTs

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

To better track advanced hacking groups, U.S.-based companies should watch for signals in human behavior instead of changing tactics.

DHS official: States will probably know first if malicious cyber-activity hits primaries

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The Department of Homeland Security is on standby to alert state officials of any malicious cyber activity during Tuesday’s primary elections, but it will likely be the states themselves that know first if something is amiss, Matthew Masterson, a senior cybersecurity adviser at DHS, told CyberScoop.

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