DHS

Why two companies dominate the private prison industry

Mar 4, 2015
Private companies run most of the facilities housing undocumented immigrants.
Posted In: Immigration, prisons, DHS
Progress is hard to come by in Congress.

The DHS gets funded ... for now

Mar 3, 2015
Meanwhile, a showdown over debt could be looming.
Posted In: Congress, DHS, CBO, debt
Despite the risk of shutting down looming, the Department of Homeland Security also consistently ranks worst for morale among large government agencies.

Cities and counties rely on Homeland Security dollars

Feb 27, 2015
Local governments are watching the impasse over Homeland Security funding.
Posted In: Homeland Security, DHS, Philadelphia
Despite the risk of shutting down looming, the Department of Homeland Security also consistently ranks worst for morale among large government agencies.

The DHS needs a morale boost

Feb 23, 2015
The Department of Homeland Security consistently ranks worst in morale among large government agencies.
Posted In: DHS, morale, government agencies

Hackers have been close to causing major damage against government networks

Oct 28, 2011
We talk about hacks against US government computers a lot on Tech Report. That's because we are AT WAR. There are people constantly trying to break...
Posted In: DHS, hackers, hacking, Tech Report

US warns China of a vulnerability in its infrastructure software

Jun 17, 2011
The Department of Homeland Security is warning the Chinese government that the software being used to help run China's weapons systems, utilities,...
Posted In: China, DHS, infrastructure, security

Website sues over domain name seizure

Jun 14, 2011
For the past year or so, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (a division of the Department of Homeland Security) has been conducting an...
Posted In: DHS, ICE

Mafiaafire stays up in defiance of the Feds

May 6, 2011
Mozilla is refusing to comply with a Department of Homeland Security demand to remove a Firefox browser extension called Mafiaafire Redirector. The...
Posted In: DHS, firefox, ICE, mozilla

Terror warnings coming to Twitter and Facebook

Apr 8, 2011
The old multi-colored terror alert system is being scrapped and replaced with just two levels: elevated and imminent. Why the lowest level will be...
Posted In: DHS, Facebook, Twitter