Department Of Homeland Security

Executive order drafted following failed Cybersecurity Act


The Obama administration has drafted a cyber security executive order that is similar to the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 bill that was struck down by the Senate.

Company News: Lancope's new director of security research and more hires


Lancope has appointed Tom Cross as director of security research, Wells Fargo & Co. has named Rich Baich CISO, and other personnel announcements and corporate happenings.

Illinois water pump failure not a cyberattack


An Illinois water utility pump failure may have been an accident caused by an employee -- not the work of foreign hackers.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month launched


The event was launched on Friday with a gathering in Ypsilanti, Mich., featuring Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt.

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