Biden “is further directing his team to take steps to apply similar standards to all federal contractors,” White House said.
Biden also formally established the voluntary public-private partnership Industrial Control System Cybersecurity Initiative.
My mother was killed by COVID-19, and with the delta surge I’m grasping for the right words that could change one reticent person’s mind on the reality of COVID, the severity of COVID, and especially the need to get vaccinated.
The “most striking development” in international terrorism during the first half of this year has been “the emergence of Africa as the region most affected by terrorism” in terms of casualties and successful growth of terror groups, said a recent report assessing the activity of al-Qaeda and ISIS.
The Coast Guard Mentoring Program began in May with innovative ways — in addition to the traditional one-on-one mentorships between junior and senior members — for service members to build relationships, get career support, and prepare for leadership roles.
“I feel like we’ve been in a full-scale exercise over the past year” as COVID slammed meatpacking industry, director says.
While experience fighting ISIS and al-Qaeda can be “directly relevant to countering REMVE, there are also significant differences that require new knowledge, approaches, strategies and tools.”
Hackers “on the MSS payroll” made “a large ransom request made to an American company,” senior administration official said.
ERO conducts “a difficult and often thankless job, but leading such a team would be the honor of a lifetime.”
A hold had been placed on her nomination as high-profile ransomware attacks highlighted importance of agency.
The percentage of minorities in the IC workforce ticked up half a percentage point from FY 2019 to 27 percent in FY 2020, while the number of women in the IC, which showed improvement in FY 2018 and FY 2019, held steady at 39.3 percent in FY 2020.
USCIS, undergoing massive digital modernization, will also “explore ways to improve the digital delivery of citizenship-related content.”
In an email to employees, Correa, who has worked at DHS since 2003 and served as CPO since 2015, called retirement “truly a bittersweet moment, but the time is right for me and for my family.”
Would-be jihadists should not start with simpler knife or vehicle attacks “until you search” for guns, terror group directs.
Agency urged to harness innovation of the COVID era and build upon the virtual measures that helped business continue.
Criswell tells Congress that supply chain security is a priority along with equity and inclusion for disaster survivors and staff.
With more activity states also reported difficulties in trying to ensure boats were registered, given the office closures that occurred due to the spread of COVID-19; West Virginia, for example, reported 45 percent fewer boat registrations.
The Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mauritania, and Yemen were also welcomed as new members of the coalition, bringing the total of partners to 78 nations and five institutions.
“If there are good old boy networks… then I want to bust them up,” commandant tells Congress.
Ortiz replaces Rodney Scott, who was named Border Patrol chief in January 2020 after Carla Provost, the first woman to lead the agency, stepped down. Scott said he had received a letter telling him he had “3 options- relocate, resign, or retire.”