power grid

House Panel Moves Infrastructure Protection Act Forward; Michael McCaul Comments

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) believes the House Homeland Security Committee’s approval of the Critical Infrastructure Protection Act moves the U.S. closer to establishing stronger ...
cybersecurity

White Paper Explains DHS’ Proposed Govt-Industry Cyber Risk Data Repository

The Department of Homeland Security has published a white paper that examines the potential role of a cyber incident data repository in public and private infrastructure security efforts. DHS ...
DHS - ExecutiveMosaic

Margie Graves, Michael Hermus Take C-Level Roles at DHS; Luke McCormack Comments

The Department of Homeland Security has appointed Margie Graves and Michael Hermus to c-level positions at the agency. Luke McCormack, DHS’ chief information officer, announced Thursday ...
partnership

GAO: Teamwork Seen as Key to DHS’ EAGLE II Small Business IT Program

The Department of Homeland Security believes small businesses can increase their participation in the agency’s $22 billion information technology acquisition program through partnerships, ...
GAO

GAO: Agencies Must Adopt Multilayered Security Approach

The Government Accountability Office has recommended the use of a multilayered approach to security in light of recent cyber attacks on government networks. In a statement to the House ...
Andy Ozment

Andy Ozment: DHS Continues Push for CDM, Einstein 3A Implementation

Andy Ozment The Department of Homeland Security is working to complete the implementation of its Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program at more nondefense agencies as part of ...
Claire Grady

Claire Grady Appointed DoD Procurement, Acquisition Policy Director

Claire Grady Claire Grady, former deputy assistant commandant for acquisition and director of acquisition services for the U.S. Coast Guard, has been appointed to the role of director ...
CBO

CBO Sets Homeland Security Drone Assessment, Analysis Cost at $3M

The Congressional Budget Office has set the estimated cost to implement the Homeland Security Drone Assessment and Analysis Act at $3 million in fiscal year 2016. CBO said Thursday that ...
GAO

GAO Recommends DHS Work on USCIS Transformation Program Oversight, Governance

The Government Accountability Office reports that changes the Department of Homeland Security has applied to the acquisition strategy of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services‘ ...
GSA

GSA Faces Cuts in House Appropriations Panel’s FY 2016 Spending Bill; OMB’s Shaun Donovan Comments

The General Services Administration would face restrictions on construction of new federal buildings under a financial services bill cleared Wednesday by the House Appropriations Committee ...