Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas released the following statement in support of President Biden’s Executive Order to improve our nation’s cybersecurity and protect federal government networks.
Federal Network Security
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Office of Cybersecurity and Communication Assistant Secretary Jeanette Manfra addresses DHS’ ongoing and collaborative efforts to strengthen the cybersecurity of the Nation’s critical infrastructure.
We recently initiated the Predict, Assess Risk, Identify (and Mitigate) Disruptive Internet-scale Network Events program, which funds research to develop innovative technologies that will reveal more about Network/internet-scale disruptive events (NIDEs). NIDEs may cause a loss or degradation of network (not necessarily internet) service and often follow natural disasters, geo-political events or the mass scale re-routing of internet traffic.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Office of Cybersecurity and Communications Assistant Secretary Jeanette Manfra addresses the state of federal cybersecurity.