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Ray Kelly, Elaine Duke on short list for Homeland Security secretary

by Shaun Waterman • 4 days ago

The White House is close to naming a replacement for retired U.S. Marine Gen. John Kelly as homeland security secretary, officials tell CyberScoop.

DHS promotes from within to fill cyber deputy assistant secretary role

by Shaun Waterman • 5 days ago

Rick Driggers, has been promoted to be DHS deputy assistant secretary for cybersecurity and communications, a DHS official confirmed Monday.

DHS cyber incubator graduates malware 'playback' tech

by Shaun Waterman • 2 weeks ago

The technology, REnigma, allows network defenders to quickly see exactly how an attack unfolded and work out how best to recover, TTP Program Manager Nadia Carlsten told CyberScoop.

House funding bill for DHS follows Trump plan to cut research and science offices

by Shaun Waterman • 1 month ago

The Homeland Security funding bill advancing in the House follows the Trump administration's budget request in imposing severe cuts on the department's Science and Technology Directorate.

DHS, election officials begin work to protect voting systems ahead of 2018 elections

by Cassie Stephenson • 1 month ago

State election officials concerned about timeliness and funding as the government rolls out the DHS plan to implement election systems as “critical infrastructure."

Cybersecurity doubts may spook voters in future elections

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

The doubts are sharpest when it comes to the ability of state and local election authorities to defend against a cyberattack.

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