When it comes to cybersecurity, the Homeland Security Department doesn’t just play defense by shoring up its own vulnerabilities. The department also goes on the offensive by tracking cyber-criminals lurking on the dark corners of the internet.
The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General recently undertook a reorganization that changed the way the department looks at risk, conducts audits and handles whistleblower retaliation cases.
FEMA started rolling together contracts in support of disasters before they happen so they don’t waste valuable response time negotiating.
Rather than having each agency consider what it needs in a vacuum, DHS is thinking about introducing new technologies and integrating systems to streamline workflows across multiple agencies.
High retention rates and fleet upgrades are allowing the service to accomplish its mission to new degrees.
Janet Napolitano, former DHS secretary, discussed both daily and incidental challenges faced by the leader of the department.
Close to 20 agencies have stood up their own continuous diagnostics and mitigation dashboards, as the Homeland Security Department will soon launch the federal version.
Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.) is holding a hearing Tuesday seeking answers from DHS on its plan to upgrade its financial systems.
DHS will host a third reverse industry day in October to further expand the discussion of how to get acquisition right.
The Homeland Security Department’s Automated Indicator Sharing (AIS) is preparing to implement version 2.0 of STIX.