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Cybersecurity Month 2020

This year's National Cybersecurity Awareness Month theme encourages each of us to take ownership in making cyberspace safer and more secure. 

Trump Administration Launches First Cybersecurity Principles for Space Technologies

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.

DHS Combats Potential Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Attack

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.

IWCE Virtual

DHS S&T and CISA will be speaking at the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) Virtual.

COVID-19 Outbreak Related Records

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. 

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