Strengthening the security and resilience of cyberspace has become an important homeland security mission.
Complementary cybersecurity and law enforcement capabilities are critical to safeguarding and securing cyberspace.
DHS works with each federal civilian department and agency to effectively respond to ever-changing threats against their networks.
DHS draws on the Nation’s full range of expertise and resources to secure critical infrastructure from cyber threats.
DHS provides assistance to potentially impacted entities, analyzes the potential impact across critical infrastructure, investigates those responsible in conjunction with law enforcement partners, and coordinates the national response to significant cyber incidents.
Protects businesses and individuals from Internet-based risks and from risks relating to information technology infrastructure and activities.
Information sharing is essential to the protection of critical infrastructure and to furthering cybersecurity for the nation.
Every time we connect to the Internet, we make decisions that affect our cybersecurity.
America needs well-trained professionals working in cybersecurity roles.
The demand for an experienced and qualified workforce to protect our Nation’s networks and information systems has never been higher.
DHS empowers its cybersecurity programs to succeed by integrating privacy protections from the outset.
DHS continues to research and develop new innovative solutions to complex cybersecurity problems.
Last Published Date: August 31, 2015
October 1, 2015
Written testimony of DHS Secretary Johnson for a House Committee on the Judiciary hearing titled “Oversight of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security”
July 14, 2015