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DHS official Bruce McConnell to return to private sector

Bruce McConnell announced today his intention to leave the Homeland Security Department in August after spending more than four years in an assortment of senior cybersecurity positions. He will be third senior ranking cyber official at DHS to leave since January.

Tags: DHS , Cybersecurity , Jason Miller , exclusive

Thursday - 07/18/2013, 03:13pm EDT

DHS, NIST lynchpins helping cyber order succeed

The newly issued Executive Order gives NIST, DHS several goals and corresponding deadlines over the next year. NIST will work with industry to create a cybersecurity framework. DHS is expanding the information sharing program so industry can receive classified and unclassified cyber threat data more easily and more quickly.

Tags: Technology , NIST , Patrick Gallagher , DHS , Jane Holl Lute , Michael Daniel , White House , Cybersecurity , Information sharing , Verizon , U.S. Chamber of Commerce , Alan Paller , SANS Institute , Craig Silliman , Jason Miller

Thursday - 02/14/2013, 06:24am EST

Administration to set new vision for ID management

White House cyber office working on strategy document to address issues around identity management. This is part of the administration's broader effort to better integrate all of these initiatives.

Tags: Technology , Sonia Smith , DHS , DoD , Navy , White House , TechAmerica , identity management , Secure ID cards , HSPD-12 , PKI , E-Authentication , OpenID

Tuesday - 09/22/2009, 04:45pm EDT

Are you ready to cyber-rumble?

DHS issues a cybersecurity awareness throwdown.

Tags: mngt , Technology , best practices , DHS , Cybersecurity Update , Cybersecurity ,

Thursday - 03/11/2010, 09:35am EST

DHS shares vision of a healthy cyber ecosystem

The department, in conjunction with several other agencies, has developed a framework for a cyber system it hopes will enhance government and private sector security.

Tags: Technology , DHS , Cybersecurity , AFCEA , Meg Beasley

Thursday - 07/08/2010, 07:17pm EDT

Better cybersecurity through acquisition key part of White House report

Focus on procurement and cyber coordinator biggest differences as compared to Bush administration's CNCI. Pres. Obama to begin with 24 actions to improve IT security.

Tags: Technology , contracting , President Barack Obama , White House , OMB , DHS , GSA , NSA , DoD , Karen Evans , Alan Paller , SANS Institute , Cybersecurity , TIC , identity management

Monday - 06/01/2009, 07:01am EDT

Stop.Think.Connect. - How do you keep your information safe during the holidays?

December 22nd, 2010

With cybersecurity a top priority for the President, listen to a discussion on a campaign designed to create public awareness and engage the public in the importance of cybersecurity.

Tags: management , FedCentral , Deloitte , DHS , Amry Junaideen

Wednesday - 12/22/2010, 12:09am EST

McConnell explains need for DHS-DoD cybersecurity partnership

Bruce McConnell, Senior Counselor at the Department of Homeland Security's National Protection and Programs Directorate, joined the DorobekINSIDER to explain why the partnership between DHS and DoD are necessary and how that agreement will work.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , Technology , DoD , DHS , Dorobek Insider

Wednesday - 10/27/2010, 05:43pm EDT

DHS awards celebrate unique cybersecurity ideas

Agency gave out seven awards as part of its National Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign.

Tags: DHS , Cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , National Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign , 2010 Cyber Challenge , DorobekInsider

Tuesday - 08/17/2010, 02:11pm EDT
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