Alejandro Mayorkas

(AP Photo/Chris Carlson)Tanker trucks are parked near the entrance of Colonial Pipeline Company Wednesday, May 12, 2021, in Charlotte, N.C.  The operator of the nation’s largest fuel pipeline has confirmed it paid $4.4 million to a gang of hackers who broke into its computer systems. That's according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. Colonial Pipeline’s CEO Joseph Blount told the Journal that he authorized the payment after the ransomware attack because the company didn’t know the extent of the damage.   (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

CISA under pressure to put more teeth in cyber requirements following Colonial Pipeline attack

Lawmakers are questioning whether CISA is involved enough in responding to cyber incidents and overseeing the security of critical infrastructure sectors.

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(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)In this Monday, June 27, 2016, photo, a passenger passes by a sign for the Transportation Security Administration's TSA Precheck line in Terminal A at Logan Airport in Boston. By air or car, summer 2017 travel numbers are expected to rise over the previous year thanks to deals on airfares and stable gasoline prices. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Biden administration orders TSA to expand union rights, explore pay reform for screeners

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DHS set to launch its ‘most significant hiring initiative’ as part of cyber workforce sprint

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DHS launching 60-day cyber sprints ahead of upcoming executive order

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Best, brightest federal cyber workers competing in ‘save the world’ scenario

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Senate confirms Mayorkas as Biden’s homeland security chief

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(Bill Clark/Pool via AP)Homeland Security Secretary nominee Alejandro Mayorkas testifies during his confirmation hearing in the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Bill Clark/Pool via AP)

Biden’s DHS pick vows to make employee morale his ‘highest priority’

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In a final send off, DHS’ Johnson honors ‘family’ of employees with top awards

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Homeland Security Deputy Secretary stepping down

Department of Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced that he is stepping down effective Oct. 28.

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DHS has 50 agencies, private companies on its cyber information sharing network

Nearly one year after Congress passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, agencies say they’re still looking for more buy-in from from more private…

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DHS considers adding election system as critical cyber infrastructure

The Homeland Security Department is discussing whether it should extend the same cyber defenses it provides to the electric grid or financial sector to the 9,000 state and local systems that collect, tally and report votes during a national election.

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