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Mar 18

Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas hosted a Town Hall meeting in Denver, ColoDeputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas hosted a Town Hall meeting with local DHS employees in Denver, Colo., where he recognized them for the hard work they do every day to protect our homeland.

Mar 17

Yesterday, members of my leadership team along with representatives from the Government Accountability Office and the Department’s Inspector General testified before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs to discuss proposed legislation on DHS Management and Acquisition Reform.  

Mar 17

Secretary Johnson today hosted U.S. Reps. Michael McCaul and John Ratcliffe at DHS’ National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) to officially deploy a system to exchange cyber threat indicators between government and the private sector at machine speed.

Mar 16

Cyber threats to critical infrastructure remain one of our Nation’s most serious security and economic sustainability challenges. With over 80 percent of critical infrastructure owned by the private sector, and with millions of cyber-dependent equities owned by individuals or federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) entities and agencies, securing cyberspace must be achieved collaboratively. Exercises are critical to testing this coordination, and more importantly, to building and maintaining strong relationships among the cyber incident response community.

Mar 11

Deputy Secretary Mayorkas takes over the DHS Twitter account and answers questions  on a laptopHello Twitter! This week, Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas took over the DHS Twitter account to answer questions from across the country about the Department’s key missions and priorities. We’re already looking forward to the next #DHSchat.

Mar 11

Secretary Johnson and Minister Cazeneuve shake handsToday, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson met with French Minister of Interior Bernard Cazeneuve to discuss cooperation on a number of shared security-related issues, including law enforcement collaboration, border security, and information sharing to enhance counterterrorism efforts.

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