DHS Announces $18.2 Million In First-Ever Tribal Cybersecurity Grant Program Awards

WASHINGTON — Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), announced more than $18.2 million in Tribal Cybersecurity Grant Program (TCGP) awards to assist Tribal Nations Read More …

Stopping Chinese cyberattacks is officially now the biggest priority for US security forces

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has shuffled its priorities to place battling the “cyber and other threats posed by the People’s Republic of China” at the top of the list, at least until the end of 2025. China Read More …

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Bolsters Indo-Pacific Maritime Cybersecurity through Partnership with Indonesia

WASHINGTON – From June 10-13, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) partnered with the Government of Indonesia under U.S. Department of State International Narcotics and Law Enforcement and U.S. Department of Defense Threat Reduction Agency programs to enhance the Read More …

US 911 emergency call line outage resolved in some areas

Emergency services on the 911 telephone call line were restored late on Wednesday in parts of the United States, officials said, following a widespread outage across all of South Dakota and in parts of Nebraska, Nevada and Texas. Officials in Read More …

DHS: Applications Open for FY24 Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention Grants

WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today released the Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention (TVTP) Grant Program Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). Administered by the DHS Center for Prevention Programs and Partnerships (CP3) and Read More …

DHS and DG CONNECT Announce Initiative Comparing Cyber Incident Reporting to Better Align Transatlantic Approaches

WASHINGTON – Today, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and European Commission’s Directorate General for Communications, Networks, Content, and Technology (DG CONNECT) announced an initiative to compare cyber incident reporting elements that will inform cyber incident reporting requirements by Read More …

DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Releases Roadmap for Artificial Intelligence 

WASHINGTON – Today the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released its first Roadmap for Artificial Intelligence (AI), adding to the significant DHS and broader whole-of-government effort to ensure the secure development and implementation of Read More …

Police Service of Northern Ireland reprimanded over unlawful data sharing

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has been reprimanded for unlawfully sharing personal data on 174 people with a law enforcement agency in the United States. It follows an investigation by the UK data watchdog, the Information Commissioner’s Office Read More …

FBI: Threats Associated with the Israel-HAMAS Conflict

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are issuing this Public Service Announcement to highlight potential threats in the United States from a variety of actors in response to the HAMAS attacks on Israel on Read More …

Ransomware Attacks on Gaming Industry – A CISO Perspective

The gaming industry is experiencing a surge in cyber attacks because of its vast reservoirs of sensitive customer information, financial transactions, and interconnected operations. Zscaler’s ThreatLabz threat research team reported earlier this year that ransomware attacks had grown 37% overall Read More …