February is Black History Month – and an excellent opportunity to take a moment and reflect on the rich history each of us brings to our community.
Civil Rights Civil Liberties
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Detention Policy and Planning Assistant Director Kevin Landy addresses the housing of ICE detainees, and the specific circumstances under which segregated housing is used to ensure safety and security.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) Director Larry Zelvin addresses DHS’ role in responding to breaches of point of sale (POS) systems in the context of DHS’ responsibilities to deal with cyber threats to the Nation’s financial transaction systems and other important elements of critical infrastructure.
U.S. Secret Service (USSS) Criminal Investigative Division Cyber Operations Branch Deputy Special Agent in Charge William Noonan addresses the risks and challenges the Nation faces from large-scale data breaches.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Privacy Office Chief Privacy Officer Karen Neuman addresses the role of the Privacy Office and how its oversight responsibilities complement its policy and compliance functions to ensure privacy rights are protected as the Department carries out its various, critical missions.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Rand Beers addresses DHS’ efforts to prepare for, protect against, respond to and recover from threats facing the nation and the American people.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Office of Cybersecurity and Communications Acting Assistant Secretary Roberta Stempfley addresses DHS’ efforts to improve the cybersecurity posture and capabilities of civilian Federal agencies.
The FY 2016 Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) plays an important role in the implementation of the National Preparedness System (NPS) by supporting the building, sustainment, and delivery of core capabilities essential to achieving the National Preparedness Goal (NPG) of a secure and resilient Nation.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Acting Officer Tamara Kessler addresses the department’s engagement with diverse ethnic and religious communities.
Acting Deputy Secretary Rand Beers addresses DHS’ commitment to ensuring cyberspace is supported by a secure and resilient infrastructure that enables open communication, innovation, and prosperity while protecting privacy, confidentiality, and civil rights and civil liberties by design.