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  • Syrian refugees take notes during their Vocational ESL class at the International Rescue Committee center in San Diego on August 31, 2016.

    U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to sign executive orders starting on Wednesday that include a temporary ban on most refugees.

  • Inauguration preparation for president elect Donald Trump

    Federal authorities flipped the switch Thursday on an inaugural security operation aimed at thwarting potential threats, USA today reports.

  • Don't believe anything from Putin: Pete Hoekstra

    Former Rep. Pete Hoekstra, (R-Mich.), shares his thoughts on reports Russia had information on Donald Trump and comments the president-elect made about the Russian leader.

  • Donald Trump attends the grand opening ceremony at the new Trump International Hotel October 26, 2016 in Washington, DC.

    Former staffer to CIA director, Jeremy Bash of Beacon Global Strategies, provides insight to unsubstantiated reports Russia has information on Donald Trump.

  • The Food and Drug Administration and the Department of Homeland Security said that St. The patch that Abbott began pushing out to patients on Monday addresses vulnerabilities that present the greatest risk to patients and prevent hackers from accessing the device, said FDA spokeswoman Angela Stark. "The FDA has maintained this focus on addressing patient...

  • ISIS fighters on parade

    The Obama administration leaves with progress in the terror war but cyberthreats are on the rise, according to the Homeland Security chief

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 3- In a wide-ranging request for documents and analysis, President-elect Donald Trump's transition team asked the Department of Homeland Security last month to assess all assets available for border wall and barrier construction. A spokeswoman for the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection declined to...

  • While the nation continues to focus on illegal immigration as a controversial political issue, every Friday in New York City alone, approximately 500 citizens from around the world officially become Americans after taking an oath at a brief ceremony run by the Department of Homeland Security.

    The agency that processes immigrant requests imposed price hikes on immigration applications for the first time in six years.

  • President Barack Obama works on his address to the nation with Ben Rhodes, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communication, aboard Air Force One before landing in Afghanistan, May 1, 2012.

    The president didn't want to appear to be interfering in the election, NBC News reports.

  • President-elect Donald Trump plans to appoint retired Marine Corps General John Kelly to lead the Department of Homeland Security, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday. Mattis is a retired Marine general known for his tough talk, distrust of Iran and battlefield experience in Iraq and Afghanistan. He assembled an investor group to buy a...

  • President-elect Donald Trump plans to appoint retired Marine Corps General John Kelly to lead the Department of Homeland Security, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday. Mattis is a retired Marine general known for his tough talk, distrust of Iran and battlefield experience in Iraq and Afghanistan. He assembled an investor group to buy a...

  • President-elect Donald Trump plans to appoint retired Marine Corps General John Kelly to lead the Department of Homeland Security, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday. Mattis is a retired Marine general known for his tough talk, distrust of Iran and battlefield experience in Iraq and Afghanistan. He assembled an investor group to buy a...

  • President-elect Donald Trump greets Kansas Secretary of State, Kris Kobach, at the clubhouse at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster in Bedminster Township, N.J. on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016.

    While posing for a photo with the president-elect, Kris Kobach accidentally divulged Department of Homeland Security plans.

  • A man casts his electronic ballot at a polling station in Washington, D.C., on November 6, 2012. Fears that cybercriminals will try to interfere in the upcoming election have increased due to recent hacks of the DNC.

    Officials are on alert and say steps are being taken to prepare for worst-case scenarios, NBC News reports.

  • Obama administration officials sought to reassure the public that it was taking steps to counter new types of cyberattacks.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 24- Obama administration officials sought on Monday to reassure the public that it was taking steps to counter new types of cyber attacks such as the one Friday that rendered Twitter, Spotify, Netflix and dozens of other major websites unavailable. The Department of Homeland Security said it had held a conference call with 18 major...

  • The attackers used hundreds of thousands of internet-connected devices that had previously been infected with a malicious code that allowed them to cause outages that began in the Eastern United States and then spread to other parts of the country and Europe. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation said they were...

  • Dyn, whose customers include some of the world's most widely visited websites, said it did not know who was responsible for the outages that began in the Eastern United States, and then spread to other parts of the country and overseas. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security last week issued a warning about this powerful new approach, noting it was concerned...

  • It was not immediately clear who was responsible for the outages that began in the Eastern United States, and then spread to other parts of the country and Western Europe. They included CNN, HBO Now, Mashable, the New York Times, People.com, the Wall Street Journal and Yelp. U.S. officials told Reuters that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Federal...

  • Oct 21- Cyber attacks targeting the internet infrastructure provider Dyn disrupted service on major sites such as Twitter and Spotify on Friday, mainly affecting users on the U.S. East Coast. Officials told Reuters that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation were both investigating. The disruptions come at a time of...