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 …Read More »
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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 …Read More »
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.Read More »
The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate will begin testing Internet-of-Things flood sensors, which will be installed in five communities across the U.S. in an effort to generate reliable water level information.Read More »
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.Read More »
The Department of Homeland Security is combining machine learning with video technology to boost the precision of visual drone detection. DHS said Friday it is working with Sandia National Laboratories to explore temporal frequency analysis, an approach focusing on an image's pixel fluctuation.Read More »
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.Read More »
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.
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.Read More »
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.Read More »