S&T intensified vaccine research efforts in collaboration with the USDA in Nov. 2018. The African Swine Fever Task Force was born, based out of S&T’s Plum Island Animal Disease Center.
Written testimony of DHS for a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing titled “Election Security”
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, and National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Office of Cybersecurity and Communications Assistant Secretary Jeanette Manfra address DHS’ ongoing efforts to assist with reducing and mitigating risks to our election infrastructure.
The Task Force on Secure Communities is a subcommittee of the Homeland Security Advisory Committee (HSAC) and was created in June 2011 at the request of the Secretary of Homeland Security. The HSAC, which is composed of leaders from state and local government, first responder agencies, the private sector, and academia, provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary on matters related to homeland security.
On June 6, 2012, Secretary Napolitano announced the formation of a Task Force on CyberSkills with a two-part mandate: first, to identify the best ways DHS can foster the development of a national security workforce capable of meeting current and future cybersecurity challenges; and second, to outline how DHS can improve its capability to recruit and retain that sophisticated cybersecurity talent. This document contains the members of the Task Force on CyberSkills.
To implement Executive Order 13636 on Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (EO) and Presidential Policy Directive-21 on Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience (PPD-21), the Department established an Integrated Task Force (ITF) to lead DHS implementation and coordinate interagency, public sector, and private sector efforts.