Jeh Johnson

Lack of talent — not organization — plagues CISA, says Jeh Johnson


Recent substantial cyberattacks have lawmakers questioning CISA's place within DHS, but the cyber workforce is the bigger issue, said one former DHS secretary.

Former DHS secretaries to propose major reforms streamlining resources for cybersecurity, coronavirus threats


The Future of DHS Project will address the coronavirus, sabotage of critical infrastructure and domestic terrorism.

Feds offered cybersecurity help in 2016 election, but states resisted


The federal government offered cybersecurity assistance to state and local entities during the 2016 election, but they resisted the help, President Obama’s Homeland Security secretary testified Wednesday.

DHS on IoT cybersecurity: Fix it or get sued


Companies that make products for the Internet of Things must build security in at the design stage or face the possibility of getting sued, the Department of Homeland Security said in guidelines released Tuesday.

DHS secretary: No election day cyberattacks


Despite warnings during the that there might be attempts by Russian hackers to disrupt or even influence the outcome of U.S. elections, authorities on high alert across the country last week detected no major cyber attacks or untoward online activity directed at election infrastructure, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Monday.

Two charged with hacking CIA chief, DNI, other top officials


Two men from North Carolina were arrested Thursday, charged with being members of the hacking group "Crackas with Attitude," who last year posted personal data stolen from the home email accounts of top U.S. security officials.