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Profile: Gregory Touhill, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity Operations and Programs in the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Cybersecurity and Communications

Brig. Gen. (ret.) Gregory Touhill serves as the Department of Homeland Security’s deputy assistant secretary for cybersecurity operations and programs within the National Protections and Programs Directorate’s Office of Cybersecurity and Communications. Touhill is responsible for the development and implementation of NPPD’s programs that aim to protect government networks and …

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Unifying the Department of Homeland Security

Secretary Napolitano, the third secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, spoke at the DHS employee Town Hall meeting on December 15th, 2009.  Employees gathered to hear her speak at the actual Town Hall at USCIS Tomich Center in DC, but a number of employees joined in through videoconferencing …

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DHS S&T Assists Universities in Cybersecurity Risk Management, Investment Decision Making Efforts

The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate has awarded a total of $1.27M to the University of California, San Diego and University of Chicago, Illinois, to help the organizations increase positive cybersecurity control investment choices.

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DOE Executive Karen Evans: IoT May Bolster Grid Cybersecurity

Karen Evans, assistant secretary at the Department of Energy's Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response, is looking to leverage the Internet-of-Things to further secure the energy grid, FCW reported Tuesday. She told CESER researchers that the spread of IoT devices may help operators study cybersecurity threats and make changes to grid security based on assessments.

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Arizona Policy Advisor Joseph Cuffari Nominated for DHS Inspector General Post

President Trump is nominating Joseph Cuffari, military and veterans affairs policy advisor to the governor of Arizona, to become inspector general for the Department of Homeland Security. The former airman held a number of active duty and leadership roles with the U.S. Air Force, a tenure totaling over 40 years, the White House said Thursday.

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DHS Forms Task Force to Address ICT Supply Chain Risks

The Department of Homeland Security has established a task force in charge of addressing issues in the global information and communications technology supply chain.

The department said Tuesday the ICT Supply Chain Risk Management Task Force consists of information technology and communications representatives from the public and private sector who will develop practices for resolving supply chain concerns in the long run.

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HHS Opens Cybersecurity Coordination Center

A facility that aims to strengthen cybersecurity at the Department of Health and Human Services has recently opened as part of October's National Cybersecurity Awareness month and the Trump administration's National Cybersecurity Strategy.

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DHS Hosts Industry Stakeholder Summit to Address First Responders’ Tech Requirements

The Department of Homeland Security hosted an industry stakeholder summit in August to identify capability gaps and discuss the development of new technology platforms for first responders. DHS’ science and technology directorate collaborated with the International Forum to Advance First Responder Innovation to conduct the inaugural event, the department said Tuesday.

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