Archive for April, 2010

Readout of Secretary Napolitano’s Remarks on Bolstering Aviation Security at the National Chamber Foundation’s Annual Aviation Summit

Secretary Janet Napolitano delivered remarks highlighting the Department’s ongoing efforts to bolster aviation security at the National Chamber Foundation’s Annual Aviation Summit—a forum sponsored by the non-profit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber …

U.S. and Australia Sign Landmark Emergency Management Coordination Agreement

Secretary Janet Napolitano and Australian Attorney-General Robert McClelland signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen emergency management cooperation in response to major storms and other disasters of all kinds.

Readout of Secretary Napolitano’s Remarks at Georgetown University Law Center

Secretary Napolitano joined German Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière and German Constitutional Court President Andreas Vosskuhle to deliver remarks about collaborative international efforts to prevent, deter and disrupt international terrorism whil…

Secretaries Napolitano and Salazar Launch Investigation of Deepwater Horizon Incident in the Gulf of Mexico

As they emphasized the importance of continued vigilance and interagency coordination in the joint response to the Deepwater Horizon incident in the Gulf of Mexico, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today laid out the next steps for the investigation that is underway into the causes of the April 21 explosion that left 11 workers missing, three critically injured, and an ongoing oil spill that the responsible party and federal agencies are working to contain and clean up.

Secretary Napolitano’s Testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, on Oversight of the Department of Homeland Security

Secretary Napolitano testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, focusing on Southwest border security and the results of enforcement efforts.

What CEOs should know about advanced persistent threats and industrialized hacking

The world of hacking has evolved into two major varieties: industrialized attacks and advanced persistent threats (APT). There has been a lot of discussion around the validity of APT recently, but the threat is real. So, what’s the difference between APT and industrialized hacking, and how should you respond?

Readout of Secretary Napolitano’s Remarks to the Aero Club on DHS Efforts to Bolster Aviation Security

Secretary Napolitano delivered remarks to domestic and international aviation leaders about the Department’s ongoing efforts to bolster global aviation security at a luncheon hosted by the Aero Club of Washington.

Building a Better Control Systems Security Community

One of our goals for the first Gathering is to foster better connections for building security features into industrial control systems.  We’re not unique this way; PCSF did it before us, as did (and continue to do) other numerous alphabet soup groups.  Key among these groups is the social aspect of who is doing what […]

Researcher Demonstrates How to Counterattack Against a Targeted Attack

Proof-of-concept turns the tables on attackers who wage targeted attacks on enterprises

Digital Collateral Damage Blurs Cyber Warfare Strategies

Collateral damage is the biggest constraint on using a cyberattack, said James Lewis, director of the Center for Strategic and International Studies