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The Homeland Security Department, which ordered the security upgrade, is only 15 percent compliant.
America’s emergency notification systems were first built for war, and then rebuilt for peace. A false alarm in Hawaii shows that they didn’t anticipate how media works in the smartphone era.
, The Atlantic
January 16, 2018
Some states remain wary of asking for federal election security help, but the ice is thawing, a Homeland Security official said.
Customs and Border Protection released updated rules for how officials can search phones, laptops and tablets in the age of encryption.
The government should create incentives for good security in the internet of things.
Auditors said more than 60 percent of transactions had errors, but Homeland Security officials disagree.
The program is like a video game... but much darker.
The proposal could drastically impact the IT business.
January 4, 2018
The breach also affected non-DHS employees who communicated with the department’s inspector general.
It’s not the first time a Customs and Border Protection system caused headaches for holiday travelers.
Agencies need to aim for the gold-standard in encryption.
The Kaspersky ban, WannaCry and big changes at State Department topped the news cycle.
“DHS should not be scanning the faces of Americans as they depart on international flights—but DHS is doing it anyway,” warns a new report that finds facial recognition practices may be violating the law.
December 22, 2017
A pilot test found cyber vulnerabilities or privacy issues in 32 out of 33 apps.
There’s a middle ground between personal privacy and effective law enforcement, Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul says.
The attribution announcement made three big arguments and North Korea’s culpability was only one of them.
Puerto Rico's post-Maria communications effort could serve as a disaster-response playbook for other governments.
From the department’s chief of staff to literally every leadership position in its “Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction” office.
December 19, 2017
The Russian anti-virus company wasn’t given a meaningful opportunity to defend itself, the CEO says in legal suit.
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