Bipartisan bill aims to curb warrantless phone searches at the border
The proposal requires border agents obtain court permission before searching.
US ordered social media checks for some visa applicants
Rex Tillerson told the DHS it's "mandatory" for anyone who visited ISIS-controlled regions.
Homeland Security staff locked out of their own networks
It's not clear whether this was a glitch or a security issue.
DHS could demand social media passwords of US visitors
The agency is considering it to vet visitors from Trump’s banned countries list.
Homeland Security classifies election infrastructure as critical
The DHS says it would prevent election systems from being tampered.
Vermont power company finds malware linked to Russian hackers (updated)
A malware signature linked to 'Grizzly Steppe' by the FBI and DHS was found on a single laptop.
Peter Thiel's startup helps authorities track illegal immigrants
Documents released from a lawsuit tie Palantir to data-mining tools currently used by immigration agencies.
US government releases official guidelines for smart guns
The Department of Justice has laid out its expectations for smart gun manufacturers.
Clueless Georgia official placed on election cybersecurity panel
It's a strange appointment for someone who leaked citizens' social security details.