Department of Homeland Security News and Analysis
News and analysis covering technical modernization at the Department of Homeland Security. As an umbrella agency formed in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, DHS oversees responsibilities ranging from port security to travel screening and financial crimes investigation. This array of missions has encouraged the agency to adopt new technology that allows greater finesse and discretion.
The federal community has gleaned similar benefits from automated functions.
Software supply chain risk management and continuous monitoring are key strategies for maintaining a strong cyber posture in the cloud.
The cloud capability does more than improve lag time — it also has the potential to transform federal IT.
From buzzword to White House imperative, zero trust can be a confusing but necessary concept for security strategies.
Federal agencies can start by applying a zero trust security model to cloud operations.
Department of Homeland Security teams are working to make aging IT infrastructure interoperable and ready for 5G emerging technology.
Eric Hysen brings his experience at USCIS to a reimagined office focused on cybersecurity and data management.
Easterly brings a plethora of offensive cyber and information warfare experience, suggesting a more aggressive cyber focus for the agency.
Public and private data leaders say data security and data readiness are not mutually exclusive.
The HSI Tip Line plays an important role in ICE investigations, but has relied on outdated IT infrastructure and manual processes.
Agency CTOs highlighted the areas they're working on to improve IT across the department.
Greater supply chain transparency and information-sharing will improve federal cyber posture.
Data sharing and interoperability are key for data quality and governance.
The Department of Veterans Affairs describes data as a "superpower" unlocked by thoughtful data governance.
As cyber crime explodes, cyber experts and federal cyber leaders insist on systemic change.
DHS and CISA want to lead the federal register and private industry by example.
Agile approaches can give agencies a boost in decommissioning legacy systems and forging a path for the tech future.
ICE and NCITE, a DHS S&T COE, highlighted the ways AI can support DHS mission integrity.
The Cyber Crime Center outlines how cyber criminals are using the dark web to commit pandemic-related scams.