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DHS works to gain trust, help states on election security
The department worked hard to win over election officials who were uneasy about working with the federal government, Jeanette Manfra said at the South by Southwest Conference.
No cyberattacks detected against states' election systems, feds say
After nearly two years of preparation by state election officials, there were no reports of malicious cyber-activity against voting systems on Election Day.
On primary day in Virginia, officials say they're preparing for more cyberthreats against elections
A top Homeland Security official dropped by Arlington County to see its "practical, low-key approach" to ballot security.
Up to $50 million up for grabs in smart infrastructure contest
Technology consulting company Venture Smarter is working with the Department of Homeland Security and a group of venture capital firms to find promising ideas that could ultimately receive billions of dollars in support.
Collaboration gives state, local government advantage on cybersecurity
The lack of competition between state and local governments gives them the unique position to share threat intelligence and data in a way the private sector cannot.
Facial recognition technology deployed by feds at 9 airports draws skepticism
The Georgetown Law Center on Privacy & Technology says privacy issues with the technology may justify legal action by travelers and privacy groups.
Global Cities Team Challenge announces DHS partnership, new cybersecurity focus
Local governments and private industry collaborating on smart cities projects will be encouraged to put security first during the next 12 to 14 months.
Public safety IoT receives $750K cybersecurity booster shot from Department of Homeland Security
The new funding will support research and development to harden a sensor-based framework designed for use by public safety workers.
Georgia's election systems weren't hacked, Department of Homeland Security's IG says
A letter by Inspector General John Roth says DHS did not breach Georgia’s voting system during a widely publicized incident in November.