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Hacking 'most serious threat to US', says security expert

Added: 28.06.2017 21:54 | 0 views | 0 comments

Ex-Department of Homeland Security chief: Hacking 'most serious threat'


DHS announces updated security protocols for international flights to US

Added: 28.06.2017 21:53 | 1 views | 0 comments

Rather than expand the laptop ban, the Department of Homeland Security has mandated new security measures for foreign flights headed directly to the U.S.


Passengers Flying Into U.S. to Face More Scrutiny, but Laptops Allowed

Added: 28.06.2017 21:10 | 1 views | 0 comments

After discussions with officials in Europe, the Department of Homeland Security has abandoned a ban on large electronic devices in favor of more robust screening measures.

Homeland Security Will Start Building Border Wall Prototypes This Summer

Added: 27.06.2017 22:53 | 3 views | 0 comments

An official said the wall would not span all 1,900 miles of the border, but the Department of Homeland Security has identified some key areas for construction.

Feds Hope to Build Border Wall Prototypes by Late Summer

Added: 27.06.2017 22:53 | 1 views | 0 comments

Prototypes of what new sections of the Mexican border wall might look like should be done by late summer, according to the Department of Homeland Security.


U.S. government narrows focus of counter-extremism program

Added: 24.06.2017 0:51 | 8 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Friday announced changes to a $10 million government grant program, narrowing its focus around efforts to combat Islamist extremism.


Russians Tried To Target 21 Election Systems, DHS Official Says

Added: 23.06.2017 21:57 | 3 views | 0 comments

Department of Homeland Security officials testified Wednesday saying Russian hackers meddled with the U.S. election systems of 21 states last year. However, there was no evidence of the results being manipulated.

Google-run contest will pay out $1.5m for AI that spots weapons at airports

Added: 23.06.2017 13:02 | 6 views | 0 comments

The US Department of Homeland security has launched a new prize on Google's data-science crowdsourcing site, Kaggle, to speed up airport pat-downs.


Russian hackers targeted 21 U.S. states during election: U.S. official

Added: 23.06.2017 9:55 | 4 views | 0 comments

Russian hackers targeted 21 U.S. states' election systems in last year's presidential race, a Department of Homeland Security official told Congress on Wednesday. Jeanette Manfra, the department's acting deputy undersecretary of cyber security, would not identify which states had been targeted, citing confidentiality agreements. "As of right now, we have evidence that election-related systems in 21 states were targeted," Manfra told the Senate Intelligence Committee, which investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

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