Ray Kelly, Elaine Duke on short list for Homeland Security secretary
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
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
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
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
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
The doubts are sharpest when it comes to the ability of state and local election authorities to defend against a cyberattack.