Roberta Stempfley

Report: Bobbie Stempfley to Leave DHS in February, Join Mitre

Roberta Stempfley Bobbie Stempfley, deputy assistant secretary for cybersecurity strategy and emergency communications at the Department of Homeland Security, is set to depart her ...
biometrics

DHS to Pilot Iris, Facial Recognition ID System With Border Patrol

The Department of Homeland Security will deploy a biometric identification system for the U.S. Border Patrol that is designed to use iris and facial recognition to verify the identities ...
Francis Taylor

Profile: Francis Taylor, DHS Undersecretary for Intelligence and Analysis

Francis Taylor Francis Taylor serves as the undersecretary for intelligence and analysis at the Department of Homeland Security, where he provides homeland security intelligence and ...
cybersecurity

Report: President Obama Discusses His Cybersecurity Agenda with Congressional Leaders

President Barack Obama has met with congressional leaders to promote legislation to allow public and private organizations to share cyber threat information in real time, FedTech Magazine ...
CyberStock

White House Updates Govt-Industry Cyber Info Sharing Proposal

The White House has updated its proposal for legislation to promote the sharing of information on cybersecurity threats between government and industry in an effort to increase collaborations ...
Roberta Stempfley

Bobbie Stempfley: DHS Updates Nat’l Emergency Communications Plan to Reflect New Tech

Bobbie Stempfley The Department of Homeland Security has updated the National Emergency Communications Plan to reflect planned efforts to address priorities in land mobile radio systems, ...
GSA

GSA to Allot $35M From Spending Bill For Civilian Cyber Campus

The General Services Administration will receive $35 million through the recently passed omnibus spending bill to fund the agency’s plan to open a civilian cyber campus in ...
Sarah Saldana

Sarah Saldana Confirmed as ICE Chief

Sarah Saldana The Senate has voted to confirm Sarah Saldana as the assistant secretary in charge of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement at the Department of Homeland Security, ...
Phyllis Schneck

Congress OKs FISMA Reform, DHS Workforce Bills; Phyllis Schneck Comments

Phyllis Schneck Congress has approved two bills that seek to reform the existing cybersecurity law and assist the Department of Homeland Security in recruiting and retaining cyber ...
cybersecurity

DoD’s Richard Hale: Cloud, IoT, Computer Settings on Cyber ‘Wish List’

Richard Hale, chief information security officer at the Defense Department, has said security tools for embedded computing in the Internet of Things, cloud and computer settings are ...