Senate panel advances Krebs nomination to lead NPPD
Christopher Krebs’s nomination, which President Donald Trump made in February, now goes to the Senate floor for a vote.
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.
DHS says unauthorized Stingrays could be in D.C. area
DHS has acknowledged the presence of unauthorized surveillance devices in the Washington, D.C., area that could be exploited by foreign spies to track and intercept phone calls.
Matthew Masterson joins NPPD as senior cybersecurity adviser
Masterson, who was passed up for renewed term as EAC commissioner, will now be advising DHS on cybersecurity.
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.
DHS leaders push cybersecurity risk assessment program for critical infrastructure companies
The program comes as DHS has moved to rid networks of products that could be used for nation-state led surveillance.