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Written testimony of NPPD for a House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management hearing titled “Blackout! Are we Prepared to Manage the Aftermath of a Cyber-Attack or Other Failure of

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Office of Infrastructure Protection Assistant Secretary Caitlin Durkovich addresses how the NPPD fulfills its responsibility to support the Federal government’s response to and recovery from all-hazards events, including the physical impacts of cyber incidents.


The Data Privacy Research and Development (R&D)  Program helps government program managers with the research and development expertise and resources needed to enhance the security and trustworthiness of their programs.

Written testimony of NPPD for a joint House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity and House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Information Technology hearing titled “Wassenaar: Cybersecurity & Export Control”

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications Dr. Phyllis Schneck addresses NPPD’s partnership with the cybersecurity community, and the Wassenaar Arrangement.

Buyers Beware: Three Steps to Avoid Cyber Monday Scams

Too full from turkey to go shopping on Black Friday? Cyber Monday allows shoppers to avoid the crowds and take advantage of great deals online from the convenience of their computer or mobile device. According to the National Retail Federation, nearly half of all holiday shopping will be done online this year. While online shoppers will be able to take advantage of big sales and deep discounts, they’ll also see an increase in cybercrime as online criminals seek to exploit the festive season.


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