Our daily life, economic vitality, and national security depend on a stable, safe, and resilient cyberspace.
As Americans become more reliant on modern technology, we also become more vulnerable to cyber attacks such as Corporate Security Breaches, Spear Phishing, and Social Media Fraud.
DHS is responsible for overseeing the protection of the.gov domain and for providing assistance and expertise to private sector owners and operators of cyber networks.
- DHS works to safeguard and secure cyberspace through programs such as the Stop.Think.Connect.™ Campaign which helps the public recognizes cybersecurity challenges and is empowered to address them.
The Department continues to improve cybersecurity across all critical information sectors as well as its cyber infrastructure and networks.
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- Privacy's role in cybersecurity operations
DHS continues to research and develop new innovative solutions to complex cybersecurity problems.
Last Published Date: January 7, 2015
Written testimony of NPPD Under Secretary and Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity & Communications for a House Committee on Homeland Security hearing titled “Examining the President’s Cybersecurity Information Sharing Proposal”
February 25, 2015
Written testimony of NPPD for a House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Security Technologies hearing titled “Emerging Threats and Technologies to Protect the Homeland”
February 12, 2015