Tags Kirstjen Nielsen

Pentagon, DHS agree to framework for joint cyberdefense

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

U.S. officials have long touted their “whole-of-government approach” to cyberthreats, and a new memo advances that cause.

DHS's cybersecurity office is a presidential signature away from a new name

by Greg Otto • 4 weeks ago

The National Protection and Programs Directorate will become the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

DHS head: 'Relentless resilience' will drive collaboration on cybersecurity

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 month ago

Nielsen said DHS plans to use a newly established critical infrastructure hub to focus on the resilience of 'essential functions.'

Foreign influence ops are adapting to U.S. defenses, DHS chief says

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Foreign adversaries are adapting their influence operations spreading disinformation to U.S. government and corporate defenses, according to Kirstjen Nielsen.

U.S. officials say supply-chain threat is 'very real' regardless of Bloomberg story accuracy

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

Senators sought answers from the DHS and FBI head about a reported widespread supply chain attack, as well as foreign election interference.

DHS's top cyber office is about to get a name that reflects its mission

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

The CISA act would rebrand NPPD, giving it a more cyber-relevant name and cementing the office into law.

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