The union representing 11,000 DHS officials files a Supreme Court brief and wants to resume vetting refugees. The union representing 11,000 Department of Homeland Security employees who screen foreign refugees and asylum seekers hasShow More Summary
In what is sure to be another devastating blow to minority rights under the Trump administration, Donald Trump has chosen a woman named Cameron Quinn to head civil rights at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Since we know that...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is ending temporary protected status for citizens of Sudan as of 2018 but extending it for citizens of South Sudan through mid-2019, the Department of Homeland Security said in a statement on Monday.
The Department of Homeland Security on Monday partially extended special protections for migrants from Sudan and South Sudan, the latest signal from the Trump administration on the future of Temporary … Click to Continue »
A rather interesting development has cropped up in the security world. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has banned the use of Kaspersky security software on federal computers. This — understandably — has some people worried....Show More Summary
Department of Homeland Security is mandating all departments and agencies spend the next 30 days identifying software in systems from Kaspersky Lab.
In mid-August, as Washington reeled over the deadly white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia, President Donald Trump quietly announced his pick for the top civil rights job at the Department of Homeland Security. The woman he chose doesn’t have a background in national security or in protecting civil rights. Instead, she’s a Republican election lawyer who has […]
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Phillips 66 has taken advantage of the U.S. Department of Homeland Securities’ temporary Jones Act waiver applying to tankers in response to fuel shortages in the southeast United States in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Argus...Show More Summary
The Department of Homeland Security’s decision to ban federal agencies and departments from using products from Moscow-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab comes as no surprise, say security experts. Officials say that the prominent company poses a threat to U.S. Show More Summary
Last spring, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a complaint with the Department of Homeland Security that challenged the authority of Customs and Border Protection officers to search returning travelers’ electronic devices without a warrant. Show More Summary
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said this decision was prompted by security concerns in Kaspersky's products and fears about the company's numerous ties to Russian intelligence agencies.
The Department of Homeland Security issued a directive barring use of the Russian company’s product.
Eleven plaintiffs have banded together to sue the Department of Homeland Security with the help of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), arguing that the current policies around border...Show More Summary
The Department of Homeland Security says it's worried the Moscow-based company might be vulnerable to Russian government influence.
American government agencies are now banned from using software created by the Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab and will have to begin removing Kaspersky products from their systems within three months, the Department of Homeland Security announced today. More »
WASHINGTON — The Department of Homeland Security has ordered federal agencies to stop using software made by Kaspersky Lab over concerns about the company's ties to Russian intelligence, DHS announced Wednesday. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Citing fears of Russian spying, the Department of Homeland Security announced Wednesday that all federal executive branch departments and agencies must take steps to remove any software related to AO Kaspersky Labs. “This action is based on the information security risks presented by the use of Kaspersky products on federal information systems,” the agency said […]
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security ordered federal agencies to identify and remove products from the Russian cybersecurity firm AO Kaspersky Lab running on government computers, citing concerns that Russian intelligence could compromise U.S. systems through Kaspersky software.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered government agencies to no longer use software made by Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab. Kaspersky, which has been under investigation for several months for alleged espionage...Show More Summary