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.
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."
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.
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.
CNET News.com's Joris Evers gets inside the first Joint Regional Intelligence Center, whose workforce is drawn from the FBI, Homeland Security and regional agencies. Our camera was allowed in for a visit from Michael Chertoff, secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Chertoff, secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, appears at the opening of the Joint Regional Intelligence Center in Norwalk, Calif., on Friday, Aug. 18, saying that his department is indeed concerned with privacy. The intelligence center joins federal, state and local law enforcement in one facility as part of a post-9/11 effort to improve law enforcement collaboration.
FBI director, Homeland Security chief and intelligence leaders endorse controversial Real ID scheme despite continued questions from senators.
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.