Senators Urge DHS to Address Concerns Over Facial Recognition at Airports; Conduct Public Rule-Making

In a letter to DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielson, Senators Edward Markey (D-MA) and Mike Lee (R-UT) urged the agency to promptly conduct a public rulemaking on the agency’s biometric exit program prior to any expansion of the program. The program, currently implemented in nine U.S….

Amber Rudd Launches Government Crackdown on Dark web

Amber Rudd, a home secretary, and a conservative politician has revealed the plan of the government to provide funds to help in the fight against cybercrime and illicit Darkweb sales. Considering that fact that every country does not take cybersecurity lightly, the United Kingdom treats…

UK Government to Announce £9m Dark Web Crackdown on Drugs and Firearms

UK Home Secretary Ms. Amber Rudd is scheduled to announce a £9m budget allocation in order to set aside sufficient funding to boost the fight against the dark web criminals and drug dealers operating in the darkest corners of the internet selling drugs and firearms…

Russian cyber attack could kill ‘thousands’ warns Defence Secretary

Add to favorites The second warning over Russia hits the UK as the Defence Secretary pictures the worst case scenario. The UK’s infrastructure is at risk of being crippled as Defence Secretary warns of the implications a cyber attack from Russia could bring to the…

DHS Secretary: No New Work on Voter Fraud

EPIC v. The Commission pacei voter privacy DHS Secretary: No New Work on Voter Fraud At a Senate hearing today, DHS Secretary Kristjen Nielsen stated that DHS would not undertake a new investigation of voter fraud. EPIC submitted a statement in advance of the hearing,…

EPIC – EPIC FOIA- EPIC Obtains DHS Secretary Interview Doc on Border Security

border drones foia surveillance EPIC FOIA- EPIC Obtains DHS Secretary Interview Doc on Border Security Through a Freedom of Information Act request, EPIC has obtained former Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly’s notes for an interview with NPR about border security. The notes include talking…

EPIC, Coalition Urge DHS Secretary to Block Collection of State Voter Data

EPIC v. The Commission pacei voter privacy voting EPIC, Coalition Urge DHS Secretary to Block Collection of State Voter Data EPIC and ten civil rights and government oversight organizations have sent a letter to DHS Secretary Nielsen, urging her not to accept any personal data…