Tags Department of Homeland Security

DHS needs help peeking into state and local networks, cybersecurity official says

by • 3 months ago

Rick Driggers, the deputy assistant director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, said more information-sharing agreements are needed.

DHS works to gain trust, help states on election security

by • 6 months ago

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

by • 10 months ago

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

by • 1 year ago

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

by • 1 year ago

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

by • 1 year ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 2 years ago

The new funding will support research and development to harden a sensor-based framework designed for use by public safety workers.