DHS S&T, in partnership with CISA, has awarded $2 million to CIRI, a DHS Center of Excellence led by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, to develop a plan to build a national network of cybersecurity technical institutes.
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5G advances existing telecommunication infrastructure, improves bandwidth and capabilities, and reduces network-generated delays—and it also introduces new cyber risks that S&T is working to address.
This year's National Cybersecurity Awareness Month theme encourages each of us to take ownership in making cyberspace safer and more secure.
The Trump Administration announced the first comprehensive cybersecurity policy for systems used in outer space and near space today. Space Policy Directive- 5 (SPD-5) makes clear the lead role the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have in in enhancing the nation’s cyber defenses in space, notably on key systems used for global communications, navigation, weather monitoring, and other critical services.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security continues to prepare against ever evolving threats against the American homeland, most recently highlighting efforts to combat an Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) attack which could disrupt the electrical grid and potentially damage electronics. The department is releasing the EMP Program Status Report as part of an update on efforts underway in support of Executive Order (E.O.) 13865 on Coordinating National Resilience to Electromagnetic Pulses, which establishes resilience and security standards for U.S. critical infrastructure as a national priority.
CISA works behind the scenes making sure that the systems, networks and critical infrastructure Americans rely on are there when they need them.
DHS S&T, in partnership with DOT, has selected the CIRI, a DHS COE led by the UIUC, to develop a framework and process for testing the interoperability and compatibility of Next Generation 911 (NG911) systems.
DHS S&T and CISA will be speaking at the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) Virtual.
Records related to the Department's efforts to respond to and assist in the recovery from the COVID-19 outbreak. These records were released in response to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.
Do you know how much critical work the men and women of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) are doing behind the scenes to keep America safe?