Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

DHS Cybersecurity Efforts Complement White House's Cybersecurity National Action Plan

On 9 February 2016 the White House announced the Cybersecurity National Action Plan (CNAP), an important new initiative to bolster our Nation’s cybersecurity.

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From the ISE: Framework to Support Attribute-based Access Control

Interoperable systems cannot exist if they don’t speak the same language. The Program Manager – Information Sharing Environment (PM-ISE), in coordination with the Department of Homeland Security, completed a Digital Policy Management (DPM) Framework for Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC), publicly available at ise.gov

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Written Testimony of NPPD - Examining the President’s Cybersecurity Information Sharing Proposal

Written testimony of NPPD Under Secretary Suzanne Spaulding and NPPD Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity & Communications Phyllis Schneck for a House Committee on Homeland Security hearing titled “Examining the President’s Cybersecurity Information Sharing Proposal”

Chairman McCaul, Ranking Member Thompson, and distinguished Members of the Committee, we are pleased to appear today to discuss the President’s cybersecurity legislative proposal on information sharing.

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Executive Order - Promoting Private Sector Cybersecurity Information Sharing

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. Policy. In order to address cyber threats to public health and safety, national security, and economic security of the United States, private companies, nonprofit organizations, executive departments and agencies (agencies), and other entities must be able to share information related to cybersecurity risks and incidents and collaborate to respond in as close to real time as possible.

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