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Senate investigation finds agencies 'unprepared' to protect Americans' data
Lessons from the 2015 OPM hack still haven’t been heeded, according to a Senate subcommittee.
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 steadily moving state-by-state on election security outreach
A DHS official says the department is on track to assess states' risk of cyberattack over the next few months.
DHS nominee Kirstjen Nielsen gets committee nod 11-4
The nomination now moves onto the full Senate despite concerns from Democrats on the committee.
DHS nomination vote postponed again amid ethics violation allegations
A Senate committee vote on the nomination of Kirstjen Nielsen to be the next secretary of Homeland Security has been postponed a third time amid ethics concerns and requests by Democrats for a second hearing.
Watchdog complains about consultant helping Nielsen's DHS confirmation
A nonprofit government ethics watchdog is calling for an investigation into potential violations of federal laws and ethics regulations by DHS Nominee Kirstjen Nielsen, following CyberScoop reports that a consultant representing companies with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake had volunteered to help run her confirmation preparation.