DHS S&T awarded $220,209 to the University of Tulsa to study data production and usage by cybersecurity researchers, information that will help quantify the value of data-sharing and improve sharing incentives to address the interdependency of cyber-risk environments.
The Department of Homeland Security is aware of reports of ransomware known as WannaCry affecting multiple global entities. Ransomware is a type of malicious software that infects a computer and restricts users’ access to it until a ransom is paid to unlock it. Microsoft released a patch in March that addresses this specific vulnerability, and installing this patch will help secure your systems from the threat. Individual users are often the first line of defense against this and other threats, and we encourage all Americans to update your operating systems and implement vigorous cybersecurity practices at home, work, and school.
The Executive Order signed by the president today, Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure, follows through on a key campaign promise made to the American people. It reaffirms the important role the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) plays in strengthening the security and resilience of federal networks and the nation’s critical infrastructure.
The 2017 TTP cohort is comprised of a diverse range of innovative cybersecurity technologies that will help strengthen the cyber defenses of critical networks in the public and private sectors.
The DHS S&T TTP program will introduce its 2017 cohort of eight new technologies during a Demonstration Day event May 16 at the J.W. Marriott hotel in Washington, D.C.
Cyber-threats are constantly changing. As a result, the federal government must lead the way in the development of next-generation cybersecurity solutions.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has submitted a report to Congress that details current and emerging threats to the Federal government’s use of mobile devices and recommends security improvements within the mobile device ecosystem.
Eminent cybersecurity expert Dr. Edward Amoroso will be a keynote speaker for the 2017 Cyber Security R&D Showcase and Technical Workshop on July 11-13, 2017 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has submitted a report to Congress that details current and emerging threats to the Federal government’s use of mobile devices and recommends security improvements to the mobile device ecosystem.
Cyberspace is always changing, and the work to prevent DDoS attacks and other threats from malicious actors will never stop. CSD’s DDoSD is just one of the ways S&T is working with our partners to help keep cyberspace safe and secure.