On April 17, 2018, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Press Secretary Tyler Q. Houlton released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 to void certain aspects of the aggravated felony ground of deportability.
Cyber threats to government networks and other critical infrastructure are one of our Nation’s most pressing security challenges. Consequences from attacks threaten the safety and security of the homeland, our economic competitiveness, and our way of life. With the majority of critical infrastructure owned and operated by the private sector, securing cyberspace is only possible through close collaboration, what we described as a “Collective Defense” model of shared responsibility.
Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen will speak at the 2018 RSA Conference on Tuesday, April 17 at 1:05PM EDT/10:05AM PDT.