Oct 21

In July, we convened the first-ever DHS Cyber and Technology Job Fair. This two-day event generated more than 14,000 applicants, 2,500 walk-in candidates, and 842 onsite interviews.  As a result, the Department made more than 400 prospective job offers. Of this number, over 120 candidates became new employees within sixty days.  

Oct 19

The Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council (HSAAC) today held its eleventh meeting, convening college and university presidents, academic leaders and interagency partners to provide the Secretary of Homeland Security and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) senior leadership with recommendations on homeland security matters.

Oct 19

Today, the Administration issued new strategic guidance on federal efforts to counter violent extremism at home. This plan incorporates the many lessons we have learned over the years from working hand-in-hand with local communities and lays the groundwork for the years to come. The Strategic Implementation Plan to Empower Local Partners to Prevent Violent Extremism in the United States will help ensure our Nation remains vigilant in preventing terrorists from recruiting and radicalizing Americans to violence.

Oct 18

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced a new partnership between the DHS Blue Campaign, the Department’s unified effort to combat human trafficking, and Cullman County, Alabama, aimed at raising public awareness about human trafficking.

Oct 17

If a cybercriminal tried to penetrate your office network, would you be able to recognize the hack?

Oct 17

In Fiscal Year 2016, total apprehensions by the Border Patrol on our southwest border, between ports of entry, numbered 408,870.  This represents an increase over FY15, but was lower than FY14 and FY13, and a fraction of the number of apprehensions routinely observed from the 1980s through 2008.

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