Tag Archives: NCCIC

Jeh Johnson: DHS to Open Silicon Valley Office

The Department of Homeland Security plans to open a cybersecurity office in Silicon Valley as part of its push to tap into the region’s technology talent pool and build up DHS’ cyber programs, CNET reported Tuesday. Max Taves writes that DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson made the announcement at this week’s RSA Conference as the department increases its focus on cybersecurity amid …

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Michael McCaul: House Cyber Info Sharing Bill to Include New Liability Protections

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) has said lawmakers are preparing a new bill to provide liability protections for private companies that share sensitive cyber-related information with the government, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Sean McCalley writes that McCaul, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, aims to build on previous measures to bolster cyber information-sharing …

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James Clapper Introduces New Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has indicated that the new Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center will work to integrate the intelligence community’s cybersecurity reporting efforts rather than counter all threats, The Hill reported Monday. Cory Bennett writes that Clapper formed CTIIC under instruction from President Barack Obama as the government seeks to …

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DHS, DoD Double Down on Cybersecurity

The Defense Department and the Department of Homeland Security have developed a new cybersecurity framework to better coordinate cybersecurity policies for the federal government. The agreement, released in a memo yesterday, lays out broad guidelines for collaboration and cooperation between the two agencies in the area of cybersecurity, including personnel, …

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