Tags National Protection and Programs Directorate

Sen. Wyden blocks Krebs nomination over Stingray demands

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The Democratic senator wants more from DHS on Stingray use in the United States before he pushes to have Krebs confirmed.

DHS security unit makes another big hire from elsewhere in government

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

The National Protection and Programs Directorate has hired Daniel Kroese, the chief of staff for Republican Rep. John Ratcliffe, as a senior adviser.

Senate panel gives go-ahead to bill that would hit reset on DHS

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 7 months ago

The bill would reorganize NPPD into a dedicated cyber agency, among other cybersecurity-oriented moves.

Rep. Mike McCaul: It's taken too long to reauthorize NPPD

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 8 months ago

Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, also painted a bleak picture when it comes to the cybersecurity threats the U.S. faces from foreign adversaries.

DHS: We won cyber turf wars under Obama

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

The Einstein system became a symbol in some ways of the Department of Homeland Security's struggle to assert its authority over the security of federal networks — a fight DHS has won, says Deputy Undersecretary Phyllis Schneck.

DHS nominee Kelly mixes message on department's cyber role

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

Should DHS consolidate its cyber role or give it up to the military? Homeland Security Secretary Nominee retired Gen. John Kelly didn't seem too sure.