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In another defense of the oft-maligned national-ID requirements, Homeland Security chief claims plan will help combat identity theft.
Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff says Silicon Valley should send "best and brightest" to work with government on preventing cyberattacks.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly said that Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff offered states a new deadline of February 2008; this deadline had actually been announced earlier.
Michael Chertoff tells politicians that protecting the nation's computer systems is top priority, but he's mum on details, including whether China has ever attempted hacks on his department.
FBI director, Homeland Security chief and intelligence leaders endorse controversial Real ID scheme despite continued questions from senators.
Despite privacy concerns from Congress, DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff says plans are underway to let police, border security, and other domestic agencies access detailed satellite imagery.
The department's cybersecurity division has spent about $400 million, but still has no way to respond to serious cybersecurity crises. Secretary Chertoff voices need for "a plan."
Department of Homeland's new mantra (or whine): Stay the course. But there's a reason why critics are increasingly fed up with the glacial progress on cybersecurity.
Federal agency plans to release new rules Friday that would reportedly delay onset of controversial requirements and cut costs to states. Will critics be satisfied?
Citing technical glitches, Homeland Security officials settle for three-year lag to complete first phase of cameras and other surveillance gear in Arizona and Texas.