Tags Kirstjen Nielsen

Kirstjen Nielsen, a cyber-minded DHS chief, resigns

by Sean Lyngaas

In her resignation letter, Nielsen said she was proud that “we have replaced complacency with consequences in cyberspace.”

Pentagon, DHS agree to framework for joint cyberdefense

by Sean Lyngaas

U.S. officials have long touted their “whole-of-government approach” to cyberthreats, and a new memo advances that cause.

DHS's cybersecurity office is a presidential signature away from a new name

by Greg Otto

The National Protection and Programs Directorate will become the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

DHS head: 'Relentless resilience' will drive collaboration on cybersecurity

by Zaid Shoorbajee

Nielsen said DHS plans to use a newly established critical infrastructure hub to focus on the resilience of 'essential functions.'

Foreign influence ops are adapting to U.S. defenses, DHS chief says

by Sean Lyngaas

Foreign adversaries are adapting their influence operations spreading disinformation to U.S. government and corporate defenses, according to Kirstjen Nielsen.

U.S. officials say supply-chain threat is 'very real' regardless of Bloomberg story accuracy

by Zaid Shoorbajee

Senators sought answers from the DHS and FBI head about a reported widespread supply chain attack, as well as foreign election interference.