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September 05, 2015 9:08 AM ET

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Company Overview of U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Company Overview

U.S. Department of Homeland Security is a government organization, which consists of a network of institutions that focuses on improving nation's defenses against terrorism. The organization prevents terrorist attacks within the United States and assists in minimizing damage from potential attacks and natural disasters. U.S. Department of Homeland Security was founded in 2002 and is based in Washington, District Of Columbia.

245 Murray Drive SW

Building 410

Washington, DC 20528-0655

United States

Founded in 2002

Phone:

703-235-0790

Fax:

703-235-0443

Key Executives for U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Executive Director of Homeland Security Advisory Committees
Director of Communications
Director of United States Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology
Member of Community Resilience Task Force
Age: 63
Director of Oklahoma Office
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Key Developments

Fortinet Signs Collaborative Research and Development Agreement with U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Fortinet announced that it has signed a Collaborative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). With the CRADA in place, Fortinet can now share and gain access to new threat information in order to help improve threat detection and prevention for users of Fortinet security solutions. The CRADA will allow Fortinet to participate in the Cyber Information and Sharing and Collaboration Program (CISCP), which entails sharing cyber threat, incident, and vulnerability information in near real-time, drawing on data of observed threat activity submitted by CISCP participants. Fortinet intends to also soon participate in the following two Homeland Security programs: Enhanced Cybersecurity Services (ECS) Program: shares sensitive and classified government-vetted cyber threat information with participants, helping them protect systems from unauthorized access or data exfiltration. Cyber Resilience Review (CRR): provides assessments on an organization's operational resilience and cybersecurity capabilities. With the signing of the CRADA, Fortinet anticipates developing stronger ties with federal government agencies supporting information sharing to strengthen security. The Department of Homeland Security announced in late April that it will open an office in Silicon Valley, a move that will encourage closer connections with security-focused organizations such as Fortinet.

Department of Homeland Security Announces Appointment of New Members of the Homeland Security Advisory Council

Department of Homeland Security announced the appointment of five new members to the Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC). They are Elaine Duke, David Martin, Matthew Olsen, Robert Rose, and Paul Stockton. Elaine Duke, Principal, Elaine Duke & Associates, provides acquisition and business consulting services to a wide variety of clients and specializes in assisting companies seeking to do business with the Federal Government. David A. Martin, Professor of Law at the University of Virginia (UVA) since 1980. Matt Olsen was Director of the National Counterterrorism Center from 2011 to 2014. Mr. Olsen is currently an executive at IronNet Cybersecurity and a lecturer at Harvard Law School. Bob Rose is President of Robert Rose Consulting, LLC and was previously a Senior Advisor to the Chairman of Bridgewater Associates. Mr. Rose is also a member on the Department of State's International Security Advisory Board (ISAB) and the National Security Agency's Cyber Response Panel. Additionally, he is a member of the Board of Advisors for the Chertoff Group, CrowdStrike and Securonix. Paul Stockton is a Managing Director of Sonecon LLC.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Presents at Nineteenth Annual ARC Industry Forum 2015, Feb-09-2015

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Presents at Nineteenth Annual ARC Industry Forum 2015, Feb-09-2015 . Venue: Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld, 6677 Sea Harbor Drive, Orlando, FL 32821, United States. Speakers: Gregory Touhill, Deputy Asst. Secretary, Cybersecurity Operations and Programs, Jeff Gray, Program Lead, Industrial Control Systems Joint Working Group.

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