Feds offered cybersecurity help in 2016 election, but states resisted
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
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
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
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 ‘not where we should be right now’ on cyber recruitment
During a Tuesday Budget hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee, DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson called Schneck’s move from the private sector to government a “phenomenon,” due to the agencies difficulties recruiting top-level cyber experts to work for the feds.