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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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Sens. Rob Portman, Brian Schatz Introduce Deepfake Report Act for 2021

Deepfake Tech

Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, have presented a renewed bill to address the issue of deepfakes, realistic images that may falsely depict people or events via digital manipulation and artificial intelligence. The newer 2021 Deepfake Report Act is proposed as an NDAA amendment.

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Kevin Cox: CDM Program Helps COVID-19 Response Agencies Counter Cyber Attacks

Kevin Cox

Kevin Cox, program manager for the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program, said that having the necessary systems in place has enabled CDM to assist agencies that play a key role in the federal government’s COVID-19 response efforts to fight against cyber attacks during the pandemic. 

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Bryan Ware on DHS Cyber Vulnerability Notifications to Medical Sector

Bryan Ware

Bryan Ware, assistant director at the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), said DHS has transmitted to the medical industry hundreds of tailored cyber vulnerability notifications since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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DHS Announces Details of U.S.-Israel Collab Solicitation; William Bryan Quoted

William Bryan

The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate has identified the main focus areas of a technology solicitation in partnership with Israel, DHS said Tuesday. The Binational Industrial Research and Development or BIRD Foundation, a U.S.-Israel partnership, seeks proposals for technology projects that tackle:

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DHS S&T Identifies New Blockchain Use Cases in Solicitation for Forgery Prevention


The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate has launched a second solicitation in search of blockchain or distributed ledger technologies that prevent forgery and boost operational transparency. Interested parties may submit responses through July 10.

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NTT DATA Subsidiary Wins Task Order Under GSA Alliant 2 Contract to Support DHS OIG; Kevin Durkin Quoted

Kevin Durkin

NTT DATA Services Federal Government, subsidiary of NTT DATA Services, has been awarded a five-year $17.5 million task order under its GSA Alliant 2 contract by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to support the DHS Office of the Inspector General (OIG), the company reported on Tuesday

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