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Flat DHS Budget in Biden Request Includes Increases for Cyber Threats, Domestic Terror

Immigration increases include USCIS funding and Office of Professional Responsibility to process CBP, ICE complaints.

NTAC Examines Commonalities in Foiled School Attacks to Help Prevent Future Incidents

The U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) released Averting Targeted School Violence: A U.S. Secret Service Analysis of Plots Against Schools, the newest report out of the center.

Portland Man Charged with Assaulting Swiss Ambassador, Breaking into Official Residence

The suspect, Christian David Mandeville, 30, is facing federal charges including assault on a foreign official after refusing to leave the ambassador’s residence, which is attached to the Swiss embassy in Washington D.C.

Secret Service Hosts Cyber Incident Response Simulation

The U.S. Secret Service hosted a virtual Cyber Incident Response Simulation on March 24 with state and municipal government officials focused on ransomware attacks and mitigation strategies.

FBI, Secret Service Investigate After Hacker Tried to Poison a Florida City’s Water with Lye

A hacker broke into remote access software shared by workers at a Florida city's water treatment plant in an unsuccessful attempt to fill the water supply with a potentially harmful chemical, authorities said.

DHS and Partners Coordinate to Secure Super Bowl LV

As with past Super Bowls, this event was voluntarily submitted to DHS for a risk assessment and was classified as Special Event Assessment Rating (SEAR) Level 1—meaning that it requires extensive federal interagency support.

Alejandro Mayorkas Sworn in as First Latino and Immigrant DHS Secretary

Mayorkas' confirmation was delayed by a Republican hold on his nomination. Shortly after the 56-43 vote, it took Vice President Kamala Harris about 90 seconds to swear in the new DHS secretary at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.

Alleged Capitol Rioter’s Brother Is a Secret Service Agent Who Once Led Michelle Obama’s Detail

Preston Fairlamb III, the brother of Scott Fairlamb -- a man who faces five charges connected to his alleged role in the Capitol insurrection -- is a member of the Secret Service and, according to Obama's 2018 memoir, had "led my detail" at one point.
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