Jeh Johnson

Former DHS secretaries to propose major reforms streamlining resources for cybersecurity, coronavirus threats

by • 10 months ago

The Future of DHS Project will address the coronavirus, sabotage of critical infrastructure and domestic terrorism.

Feds offered cybersecurity help in 2016 election, but states resisted

by • 4 years ago

The federal government offered cybersecurity assistance to state and local entities during the 2016 election, but they resisted the help, President Obama’s Homeland Security secretary testified Wednesday.

DHS on IoT cybersecurity: Fix it or get sued

by • 4 years ago

Companies that make products for the Internet of Things must build security in at the design stage or face the possibility of getting sued, the Department of Homeland Security said in guidelines released Tuesday.

DHS secretary: No election day cyberattacks

by • 4 years ago

Despite warnings during the that there might be attempts by Russian hackers to disrupt or even influence the outcome of U.S. elections, authorities on high alert across the country last week detected no major cyber attacks or untoward online activity directed at election infrastructure, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Monday.

Two charged with hacking CIA chief, DNI, other top officials

by • 4 years ago

Two men from North Carolina were arrested Thursday, charged with being members of the hacking group "Crackas with Attitude," who last year posted personal data stolen from the home email accounts of top U.S. security officials.

DHS head: Agency to ‘strike balance’ between cybersecurity and counterterrorism

by • 5 years ago

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Wednesday his goal for DHS before President Barack Obama leaves office is for the entire civilian government to be covered by a common baseline of cybersecurity and maximizing the number of companies that benefit from information sharing.

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