DOJ and DHS Launch Website to Help Ransomware Victims

The Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have launched StopRansomware.gov as a one-stop cybersecurity resource.

Former DHS CISA director Chris Krebs Will Headline SECtember

The Cloud Security Alliance has announced that former DHS CISA director Chris Krebs will be the feature speaker at the upcoming SECtember event.

Homeland Security Investing Fake N95 Mask Scam

As if the pandemic is not bad enough, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is investigating a scam involving fake N95 masks.

DHS Tested Mask-Thwarting Facial Recognition

The Department of Homeland Security (DSH) has been testing facial recognition systems that can recognize faces with masks on.

Homeland Security Issues Warning On Critical Windows Server Bug

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is warning of a Windows Server bug that can give hackers access to any machine on a network.

DHS: Zoom Responding to Security Concerns

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a memo in support of Zoom and the company’s efforts to improve its security.

EU Considering A Five-Year Ban On Facial Recognition In Public

Politico is reporting that the European Union (EU) is considering banning facial recognition in public areas for up to five years. Facial recognition is quickly becoming the latest battleground in the fight over user privacy. Some countries, such as China,…

Homeland Security’s Top Cybersecurity Official Moving to Google

CyberScoop is reporting that Jeanette Manfra, the Department of Homeland Security’s assistant director for cybersecurity, will be joining Google. Google has been trying to gain traction acquiring federal cybersecurity contracts. Manfra will offer a big boost in that area, as…

Gmail’s ‘Confidential Mode’ May Expose Users to Phishing Scams, Raises Red Flags at DHS

A new Google Mail feature has caused the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to raise concerns about users’ privacy and security. According to reports, Gmail’s new “Confidential Mode” can be used to instigate scams like phishing. In April, Google revamped…

Jeh Johnson: President Announced His Pick for DHS Head Moments Ago

President Barack Obama just announced his new Department of Homeland Security head, Jeh Johnson, on the steps of the Rose Garden. Obama: "I’m proud to announce my choice to lead [@DHSGov]—an outstanding public servant who I’ve known & trusted for…