Despite years of presidential directives, legislation and policies, threats to the nation’s critical infrastructure continue to grow, House panel is told.
An app built for $30,000 gives crews in Marietta, Ga., an evolving, real-time view of emergencies.
New software enhances passenger privacy by eliminating graphic images of people's bodies while still scanning for weapons and explosives.
Despite 16 arrests, hacker groups continue their activities, claiming attacks on NATO and Rupert Murdoch's News International.
Deployment of DNSSEC in government domains apparently has stalled more than 18 months after the deadline for signing; one of the problems could be “orphan" sites that have been forgotten by their owners.
Security in virtualized cloud environments can be just as good as or better than in the physical world, if the right controls and technology are put in place, DHS' Greg Capella says.
The Defense and Homeland Security departments are still working out how to jointly secure cyberspace, according to a top DHS official.
San Ramon Valley, Calif., Fire Protection District has created a foundation to help spread the application, which notifies volunteers of nearby cardiac emergencies in other jurisdictions.
The Pentagon's new strategy for defending U.S. infrastructure and networks also stresses "active" defense and public/private partnerships.
With many committees claiming jurisdiction over cybersecurity, little progress has been made on passing comprehensive legislation. Sen. John McCain's call for a temporary select committee to break the logjam quickly met with resistance.
Although the concept of a functional surgically implanted bomb sounds far-fetched, the Homeland Security Department isn't taking any chances and has issued a warning about the possible threat to air travelers.
Police in Florida can tap a database of shoes to identify the footprints that criminals leave behind at the scene of the crime.
A DHS-backed research group headed by Georgia Tech is studying new uses for open-source cybersecurity applications.
A DHS test found that most agency and contractor employees who found data disks and USB drives in a parking lot plugged them into their organization's network.
The U.S. Cyber Challenge, launched two years ago to address a critical shortage of skilled professionals, is expanding efforts to attract, engage and educate students for careers in cybersecurity.