Tag Archives: Homeland Security Department

CISA Releases Industrial Control Cybersecurity Infographic With DOE, U.K.

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has partnered with the Department of Energy (DoE) and a U.K.-based cybersecurity center to publish a document of standards for the protection of industrial control systems. The two-page "Cybersecurity Best Practices for Industrial Control Systems" infographic features recommendations for handling ICS-related cyber risks, CISA said Friday.

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DHS Allots Over $1B for Fiscal 2020 Public Safety Projects

The Department of Homeland Security is investing almost $1.8B in grants under a new funding opportunity for fiscal year 2020 public safety efforts. The FY 2020 grants support security projects across transportation authorities; local, tribal, territorial and state government bodies; nonprofits and commercial firms, DHS said Friday.

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DOE Engages in Federal Partnership for Energy Security

The Department of Energy has teamed up with other federal entities to boost readiness against cyber threats targeting the U.S. energy sector. The Energy Sector Pathfinder initiative brings together the DOE with the departments of Defense and Homeland Security in an effort to better share information and increase understanding on issues concerning energy critical infrastructure, DOE said Monday.

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DHS Requests for Info on Secret Service IT Sustainment

The Department of Homeland Security seeks sources for information technology operations and sustainment in support of the U.S. Secret Service. DHS plans to award an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for services to sustain an IT network infrastructure that supports USSS' investigative and security operations, the department said Wednesday in a SAM.gov notice.

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Kathy Nuebel Kovarik Begins Work as USCIS Acting Deputy Director

Kathy Nuebel Kovarik, former chief at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' Office of Policy and Strategy, has commenced her duties as the agency's acting deputy director. She began her new role on Nov. 18, following her tenure of over two years with USCIS' policy and strategy office, the agency said.

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