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​Bill to create DHS cyber agency faces a tough road in the Senate​

by Shaun Waterman • 3 days ago

The bill to create​ a new ​cybersecurity ​agency inside DHS ​faces a tough climb in the Senate​ despite bipartisan support, observers and staffers say.

Wyden asks White House to get more involved in boosting election cybersecurity

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 5 days ago

Wyden says leaving the matter to states "is irresponsible and a total abdication of the federal government’s primary role in matters of national security."

Kirstjen Nielsen confirmed as Homeland Security Secretary

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks ago

Nielsen's confirmation comes despite criticism on her relative lack of leadership experience, independence and ethics that hampered her nomination process.

It's simple: Follow good cyber hygiene practices

by CyberScoop Staff • 4 weeks ago

John Felker, head of DHS's NCCIC, talks with Greg Otto on how basic cyber hygiene could alleviate a lot of organizations' cybersecurity problems.

Why is it so hard to sign up for the feds' cyberthreat information sharing program?

by Shaun Waterman • 4 weeks ago

Equipping and staffing a large corporation to join DHS's automated cyberthreat-indicator sharing program can be a six- or seven-figure cost.

Why DHS is embracing DMARC

by CyberScoop Staff • 1 month ago

Jeanette Manfra, Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications at DHS, talks with Greg Otto about the order that moves federal government email security to adopt the DMARC protocol.

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