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The nation needs better cyber intelligence, according to a new report from the Intelligence and National Security Alliance. The report says the United States must develop cyber intelligence that can do better at predicting computer-related threats and stopping them.
When terrorists destroyed the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, federal medical workers rushed to the scene. State officials weren't expecting the volunteers, and didn't know what to do with them. Ten years later, Department of Health and Human Services' preparedness and response officials say they now work better with states to prepare for and react to disasters.
onymous is not so anonymous anymore. The computer hackers, chat room denizens and young people who comprise the loosely affiliated Internet collective have increasingly turned to questionable tactics, drawing the attention of the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security and other federal investigators.
The Homeland Security Department has "unequivocally" made the country safer since 9/11, but DHS is still a "work-in-progress" with unfinished business, said Tom Ridge, the first Homeland Security secretary, in an interview with In Depth with Francis Rose.
The ranking member of the Homeland Security Committee said timing is critical as the committee prepares the DHS authorization bill.
Cathy Berrick, the managing director for homeland security and justice issues at GAO, joined the Federal Drive to discuss the latest progress report on the agency. This interview is part of Federal News Radio's ongoing coverage of "9/11: A Government Changed."
Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Robert Papp joined the Federal Drive to discuss the ongoing mission of the U.S. Coast Guard. His interview is part of Federal News Radio's ongoing coverage of "9/11: A Government Changed."
On today's Federal Drive: New DHS headquarters on the St. Elizabeth's campus is a possible victim of the agency's budget chopping block and the president introduced new proposals part of his jobs plans.
Secretary Janet Napolitano said the agency has more important priorities than building the new consolidated headquarters — at least for now. The House cut all funding for the program, while the Senate included enough to complete the Coast Guard's new building.
The bill more than doubles the Disaster Relief Fund operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Philip Reitinger, who left the Homeland Security Department in the spring, has a new job: the first chief information security officer at Sony Corporation, Information Week reports.
John Palguta, vice president for policy at the Partnership for Public Service, joined the Federal Drive to discuss the changes for federal employees working in homeland defense and security as those efforts continue amid tighter budgets.
On today's Federal Drive: DHS celebrates its post-9/11 role and acknowledges the challenges that remain and the government works to keep counterfeit products out of its supply chain.
Nearly nine years after President Bush signed the bill creating the Homeland Security Department, more than 100 committees and subcommittees continue to hold oversight responsibilities for the agency. Current and former DHS officials say enough is enough and Congress should reorganize themselves. But Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, said he holds little confidence that will happen soon.
An assessment of the Department of Homeland Security's transformation since its founding in 2003 finds major operational accomplishments and lingering management challenges. GAO released a status report to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
Activist hacker group Anonymous could be taking aim at U.S. infrastructure, according to a warning from the Homeland Security Department.
Chris Bonin, the director of Homeland Security Solutions for government contractor CACI, joined the Federal Drive to discuss how contracting has evolved since 9/11. This interview is part of Federal News Radio's special series, "9/11: A Government Changed."
Created in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, the formation of the Homeland Security Department involved a massive reorganization of the federal government. The chart represents the 22 agencies or offices from 12 different departments that were absorbed by DHS.
Rafael Borras, DHS undersecretary for management, has implemented a major program review process to stave off acquisition problems. The board has reviewed and recommended fixes for problematic programs. Borras said the next step is a new decision support tool to bring together in one place all the performance information about the programs.
The aftermath of 9/11 and the massive government reorganization that created the Homeland Security Department in 2003 created new opportunities for government contractors.