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The key to protecting the midterms is resilience for election systems, experts say
DHS's top cybersecurity official, Chris Krebs, says he's "a little nervous" about the midterms, but he and his peers argue that the country is more prepared to deal with the threat of 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.
Sen. Wyden blocks Krebs nomination over Stingray demands
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
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
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
Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, also painted a bleak picture when it comes to the cybersecurity threats the U.S. faces from foreign adversaries.