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Pentagon, DHS agree to framework for joint cyberdefense
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
The National Protection and Programs Directorate will become the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.
DHS head: 'Relentless resilience' will drive collaboration on cybersecurity
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
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
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
The CISA act would rebrand NPPD, giving it a more cyber-relevant name and cementing the office into law.