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News Release: S&T Announces Four SBIR Awards to Secure Mobile Device Firmware

Four small technology firms were awarded Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contracts by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) to create solutions that will automate analysis of mobile technology firmware at scale and identify vulnerabilities and prepositioned cyber-threats.

Cyber Storm VI: Testing the Nation’s Ability to Respond to a Cyber Incident

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.

2018 North Dakota LTTX Cybersecurity Overview and Resource Guide

This Leadership Tabletop Exercise Cybersecurity Overview and Resource Guide provides members of the academic community with a summary of the format and structure of the pilot LTTX event, hosted by the North Dakota University System, as a model for initiating critical conversations with campus leadership on their roles in preparedness for, response to, and recovery from campus emergencies.

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Cyber Incidents

Acts of cyberwarfare, cyberterrorism, and cybercrime threaten the integrity of the virtual world, which houses many of the nation’s most essential financial, communications, information, and security systems.

DHS Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen Meets With The Council Of Governors

Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen met with the Council of Governors. Secretary Nielsen was joined by officials from the White House and the Department of Defense, as well as Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long and U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Paul F. Zukunft. The group discussed protecting the American people from threats including terrorism and cyberattacks, and our collective response to natural disasters.

Readout Of DHS Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen Meeting With Australian Prime Minster Malcolm Turnbull And NSA Director Mike Rogers On Cybersecurity

Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen participated in a roundtable discussion on cybersecurity hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI). Secretary Nielsen was joined by Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and National Security Agency Director Admiral Mike Rogers, as well as representatives from the private sector.


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