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The key to protecting the midterms is resilience for election systems, experts say

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

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

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.

Sen. Wyden blocks Krebs nomination over Stingray demands

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 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 • 8 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 • 9 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 • 10 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.

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