Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas has made cybersecurity a top priority for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in alignment with the Biden-Harris Administration’s priorities. On September 27-28, 2023, DHS hosted the first Western Hemisphere Cyber Conference, which convened foreign government cyber leaders to discuss cybersecurity challenges and identify areas of collaboration.
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Final Supplemental Environmental Assessment for the James J. Rowley Training Center 2023 Master Plan, U.S. Secret Service
The U.S. Secret Service plans to implement a Master Plan Update for the Rowley Training Center (RTC). The purpose of this study is to evaluate existing infrastructure against requirements and sequence a capital improvement program that closes capability gaps based on a stakeholder-defined vision for the RTC for the next 30 years.
DHS is dedicated to battling child exploitation and abuse from every angle: identifying and rescuing victims, protecting and supporting victims and survivors, locating and apprehending perpetrators, and raising awareness through public education and outreach.
The Biden-Harris Administration released the FY 24 President’s Budget, providing $60.4 billion in discretionary funding for DHS, and $20.1 billion for the Disaster Relief Fund.
DHS released the second Center for CCHT Annual Report, outlining the Department’s achievements in combatting human trafficking during the previous FY.
Statement by Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas on Appointment of Kimberly Cheatle as Director of the U.S. Secret Service
I commend President Biden on the selection of Kimberly Cheatle to serve as the next Director of the U.S. Secret Service.
Statement by Secretary Mayorkas on the Retirement of United States Secret Service Director, James M. Murray
Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas released the following statement following the retirement announcement for James M. Murray, Director of the United States Secret Service
Joint Statement Between the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Ministry of Interior of the State of Qatar to Secure World Cup Qatar 2022
Building on the longstanding relationship between the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Ministry of Interior of the State of Qatar (MOI), DHS Under Secretary for Policy Robert Silvers met Prime Minister and Minister of Interior H.E. Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani in Doha to discuss shared security priorities and re-affirm their joint commitment to expand cooperation to enhance the security of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
President Biden has made cybersecurity a top priority for the Biden-Harris Administration at all levels of government. DHS plays a lead role in strengthening the nation’s cyber resilience, but cybersecurity is not limited by boundaries, borders, and jurisdictions. Protecting against cyber threats at home also requires collaborating with partners abroad and DHS agencies and offices also play a critical role in enhancing cybersecurity efforts worldwide.
DHS is a global leader in combating child exploitation and abuse. The DHS Child Exploitation Investigations Unit (CEIU)—part of the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Cyber Crimes Center (C3)—leads the nation in the fight against online child sexual abuse. CEIU detects and apprehends producers and distributors of child sexual abuse material and perpetrators of transnational child sexual abuse; identifies and rescues child victims around the world; and trains domestic and international law enforcement partners in cutting-edge investigative practices.