DHS cyber incident response teams closer to becoming permanently codified

by Zaid Shoorbajee

The House approved a bill Monday that would make DHS's cyber incident response teams a permanent fixture within the agency.

Nonprofit FIRST aims at global coverage for cyber incident responders

by Shaun Waterman

With the burgeoning global growth of internet connectivity and web-enabled devices, there needs to be a national computer incident response capability in every country on earth.

Pacemaker updates seal vulnerabilities affecting nearly a half-million U.S. patients

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

Pacemakers from Abbott Laboratories can be hacked due to three significant vulnerabilities, the Department of Homeland Security's CERT team announced on Tuesday.

Hurricane Harvey scammers use disaster as phishing bait

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

US-CERT reminds the public that disasters are always magnets for scammers.

DHS promotes from within to fill cyber deputy assistant secretary role

by Shaun Waterman

Rick Driggers, has been promoted to be DHS deputy assistant secretary for cybersecurity and communications, a DHS official confirmed Monday.

Despite concerns, DHS moves and renames US-CERT portal

by Shaun Waterman

"We believe that this planned migration will likely undermine a mature cybersecurity information-sharing and collaboration environment," worried financial services sector executives wrote to DHS.