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Real ID will 'strengthen' Americans' privacy, Chertoff says

In another defense of the oft-maligned national-ID requirements, Homeland Security chief claims plan will help combat identity theft.

By Sep. 5, 2007

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U.S. senators: No time to lose on strengthening cybersecurity

Four U.S. senators sound a warning on cybersecurity, comparing our time to the days prior to September 11, 2001--the system is blinking red, and we are failing to connect the dots. Again.

By Mar. 6, 2012

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Homeland Security secretary proposes 'Manhattan Project'

Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff says Silicon Valley should send "best and brightest" to work with government on preventing cyberattacks.

By Apr. 8, 2008

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Real ID ranks high for U.S. security, spy leaders

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.

By Sep. 10, 2007

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DHS chief: Cybersecurity efforts are 'classified'

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.

By Sep. 5, 2007

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Feds still love Real ID despite growing opposition

FBI director, Homeland Security chief and intelligence leaders endorse controversial Real ID scheme despite continued questions from senators.

By Sep. 10, 2007

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Homeland Security: We're ready to launch spy satellite office

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.

By Apr. 2, 2008

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After six years, Homeland Security still without 'cybercrisis' plan

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."

By Dec. 19, 2008

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Facing down our newest cyberthreat. Really?

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.

By Sep. 23, 2008

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Homeland Security to press ahead with Real ID

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?

By Jan. 11, 2008