“Tomorrow, March 13, Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas, joined by U.S. Customs and Border Protection Deputy Commissioner Thomas Winkowski and Assistant Secretary for International Affairs Alan Bersin, will travel to Ottawa, Canada to meet with Canadian counterparts and other stakeholders to discuss collaborative efforts to expedite the secure flow of commerce and travel, as well as to improve economic opportunities for the United States and Canada.”
U.S. Secret Service (USSS) Criminal Investigative Division Cyber Operations Branch Deputy Special Agent in Charge William Noonan addresses the risks and challenges the Nation faces from large-scale data breaches.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) Director Larry Zelvin addresses DHS’ role in responding to breaches of point of sale (POS) systems in the context of DHS’ responsibilities to deal with cyber threats to the Nation’s financial transaction systems and other important elements of critical infrastructure.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Office of Infrastructure Protection Assistant Secretary Caitlin Durkovich addresses DHS’ regulation of high-risk chemical facilities under the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) and the need for action to authorize the program.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigation, National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center Director Lev Kubiak addresses the efforts of ICE to combat the illegal importation and sale of counterfeit, unapproved, and/or adulterated pharmaceuticals.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Detention Policy and Planning Assistant Director Kevin Landy addresses the housing of ICE detainees, and the specific circumstances under which segregated housing is used to ensure safety and security.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Office of Infrastructure Protection Assistant Secretary Caitlin Durkovich and Office of Policy (PLCY) Assistant Secretary David Heyman address the important mission of resilience.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Information and Technology Assistant Commissioner Charles Armstrong addresses CBP’s efforts to modernize aging information technology systems in support of CBP’s border security mission.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Chief Information Officer Thomas Michelli addresses ICE’s efforts to improve TECS, and the findings of a report released in December 2013 by the Government Accountability Office entitled “DHS’s Efforts to Modernize Key Enforcement Systems Could Be Strengthened.”