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Oct 5

Secretary Johnson participated in a media availability to thank the members of the U.S. Secret Service for their dedication and hard work during the United Nations General Assembly and the Pope’s visit to Washington, D.C., New York and Philadelphia.Last week after returning from the United Nations, President Obama commended the United States Secret Service for its extraordinary work providing security for the United Nations General Assembly and the visit by Pope Francis to the United States.

Oct 5

Photo of the WeekU.S. Secret Service agents, together with the DHS components and federal, state and local partners, ensure a safe visit of Pope Francis. Here, agents stand ready as the Pontiff prepares to leave Manhattan following his address to the U.N. General Assembly. Official U.S. Department of Homeland Security photo taken by the U.S. Secret Service.

Oct 1

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced the kick-off of National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2015. During this month, outreach efforts will aim to increase Americans’ understanding of basic cybersecurity practices to stay safe online and the role each of us plays in keeping cyberspace safe and secure.

Sep 30

In April, I asked the Department of Homeland Security’s Inspector General to investigate reports of improper access and distribution of information by U.S. Secret Service employees pertaining to Congressman Jason Chaffetz.

Sep 30

/news/2015/09/30/readout-secretary-johnsons-meeting-uk-home-secretary-theresa-mayToday, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson met with UK Home Secretary Theresa May to discuss progress on a range of shared homeland security-related concerns, including counterterrorism efforts, aviation security, collaboration in law enforcement, and information sharing.

Sep 30

I thank the House Homeland Security Committee, in particular Chairman McCaul and Ranking Member Thompson, for their work examining the critical issue of foreign terrorist fighters traveling to Syria and Iraq. The report published by the Committee’s bipartisan task force is an important assessment of how we in the U.S. government can enhance our efforts to counter the foreign terrorist fighter threat. As noted in the report, the Department of Homeland Security has undertaken much of what is recommended.

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