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With White House coordinator gone, DHS official calls for U.S. leadership on cybersecurity

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

In the wake of the White House’s decision to eliminate its top cybersecurity position, a Department of Homeland security official has called on the U.S. government to robustly engage on cyber policy issues on the world stage.

'Aggressive posture' defines election security work, DHS official tells senators

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

A senior Department of Homeland Security official on Tuesday defended the department’s work to help secure voting systems before midterm elections as a top Democratic lawmaker worried those efforts were insufficient.

Manfra: Private sector on board with more robust DHS cyber strategy

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Private firms won’t have any reservations about supporting the more robust cybersecurity strategy that the Department of Homeland Security will soon release, according to the department’s top cyber official.

Supply-chain vulnerabilities are a 'digital public health crisis,' says DHS's Manfra

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Persistent supply chain vulnerabilities such as hardware and software bugs “amount to a digital public health crisis” that the government and private sector must work together to resolve, according to the Department of Homeland Security’s top cybersecurity official.

Senators press DHS for details on election security progress

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 months ago

Much of the hearing focused on the increasingly close relationship between DHS and the state and local offices that run elections.

DHS leaders push cybersecurity risk assessment program for critical infrastructure companies

by Chris Bing • 4 months ago

The program comes as DHS has moved to rid networks of products that could be used for nation-state led surveillance.

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