Cybersecurity is our shared responsibility. Find tips and resources for how to stay safe online with the DHS Stop.Think.Connect. Campaign.
Hurricane season runs though November 1. Find tips on what to do before, during, and after a hurricane on Ready.gov.
This October, we recognize all those who know the anguish of breast cancer, and we redouble our efforts to improve care and bring attention to this disease.
When we all take simple steps to be safer online, it makes using the Internet a more secure experience for everyone.
FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate surveys the devastation wrought by the Valley Fire in California during an aerial tour. This week, President Obama made disaster assistance available for survivors in counties affected by the wildfires.
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.
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.
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.
Violent extremism - that which is inspired by foreign terrorist groups and that which is rooted in a range of domestic-based radical ideologies - pose a persistent and unpredictable threat to our homeland. Countering violent extremism has become a key focus of DHS’s work to secure the homeland. Last year I appointed a Department-wide coordinator for our efforts to counter violent extremism. As Secretary of Homeland Security, I am also personally committed to this mission, having traveled to Boston, Chicago, Columbus, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York City, northern Virginia and suburban Maryland to meet with community leaders as part of this effort. We heard many strongly-held views, generated conversations, and built some bridges.