On April 24, Secretary Johnson provided a Fiscal Year 2015 six month update on the Department’s border security efforts from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
On April 21st, Secretary Johnson spoke at the RSA Conference in San Francisco to highlight DHS’ cutting edge work in cybersecurity.
When we all take simple steps to be safer online, it makes using the Internet a more secure experience for everyone.
It takes a community to protect a community. Informed, alert communities play a critical role in keeping our nation safe.
Be aware of flood hazards no matter where you live or work, but especially if you are in low-lying areas, near water, behind a levee or downstream from a dam.
Secretary of Homeland Security goes underway on the San Francisco Bay aboard a U.S. Coast Guard Response Boat Medium out of Station San Francisco, during a trip to the Bay Area this week. Secretary Johnson is joined by Vice Admiral Charles Ray (center), Commander of Coast Guard Pacific Area; Captain Mike Day, Deputy Sector Commander Sector San Francisco; and Master Chief Petty Officer Devin Spencer, Station San Francisco Officer in Charge.
Border security is a core mission of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The Department has deployed historic levels of front-line personnel, technology, and infrastructure to the border to reduce the flow of illegal immigrants and illicit contraband while, at the same time, fostering legal trade and travel.
I am pleased that the Senate today confirmed Loretta Lynch to serve as our next Attorney General. I have had the privilege of knowing Loretta since 1997 and have watched as she has progressed as a solid, steady, and experienced prosecutor.
Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas today participated in the Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council (HSAAC) meeting in Washington, D.C. to highlight the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) commitment to working with the academic community on a wide range of homeland security-related issues. The Council, comprised of prominent university presidents, academic leaders, and interagency partners, advises DHS on issues including campus resilience, cybersecurity, homeland security academic programs, academic research and faculty exchange, student and recent graduate recruitment, and international students.
Today, I am announcing that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will take additional steps to address the potential insider threat vulnerability at U.S. airports. These steps follow a 90-day Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC) comprehensive review conducted at my request in January 2015. I also asked the ASAC to identify other trends to determine if additional risk-based security measures, resource reallocations, new investments or policy changes are necessary.
WASHINGTON – Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson today announced the appointment of five new members to the Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC). The HSAC is comprised of experts from state, local and tribal governments, emergency and first responder communities, academia and the private sector who provide recommendations and advice to the Secretary of Homeland Security on a variety of homeland security issues.