Homeland Security


  • Blue Dog in a Red State?  Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 7:05 AM ET

    We need to have a Congress that works, says Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, (D- N.D.), sharing her thoughts of creating bipartisanship on Capitol Hill.

  • Sen. Heitkamp: Tons of jobs in North Dakota  Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 7:03 AM ET

    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, (D- N.D.), discusses job openings in North Dakota. I say we have zero unemployment in our state, says Heitkamp.

  • BAE reversal came after Homeland Security called Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 11:59 AM ET
    Department of Homeland Security employees work inside the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center in Arlington, Va.

    Federal security officials contacted BAE Systems in the wake of its claim that it had stopped a purported hack attack against a hedge fund.

  • New crackdown on airport security  Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 4:25 PM ET

    New rules about electronics on inbound flights have sparked terror fears. Anthony Cordesman Center for Strategic and International Studies, provides perspective.

  • This US project is 10 years late, $1.5B over budget Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 10:55 AM ET
    Construction of Coast Guard Headquarters at St. Elizabeths.

    Construction on the Department of Homeland Security's new headquarters has fallen behind as Congress recommends slashing its budget.

  • President Obama, Merkel commit to cyber dialogue  Friday, 2 May 2014 | 12:41 PM ET

    President Obama says his administration has shared its intelligence process with the Germans, and addresses the U.S. focus to prevent terrorism.

  • Merkel: Work of intelligence indispensable  Friday, 2 May 2014 | 12:17 PM ET

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses U.S. intelligence services, and its role in fighting terrorism.

  • Microsoft works to fix IE security flaw  Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 1:34 PM ET

    The Department of Homeland Security advises people to avoid using the Internet Explorer browser until a security flaw is fixed. CNBC's Jon Fortt provides insight.

  • US: Stay away from Internet Explorer until bug fixed Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    The bug is the first high-profile security flaw to emerge since Microsoft stopped providing security updates for Windows XP earlier this month.

  • 15-year-old stowaway raises security questions  Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    Authorities are looking at how a teenager got onto the tarmac of San Jose's airport and into the wheel well of a jet that flew to Hawaii.

  • Suspected Russian spyware 'Turla' attacks Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Security researchers suspect a Russian, state-run malware known as Turla is behind attacks on government computers in Europe and the United States.

  • How to invest in global security  Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Sarj Nahal, equity strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, talks about how to invest in the growing global safety and security space.

  • Pres. Obama: Will pressure other countries on Syria  Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 1:14 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports from the White House where President Obama and French President Francois Hollande are holding a joint news conference on various issues including Syria.

  • Pres. Obama: Committed to global privacy rights  Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 12:51 PM ET

    President Obama addresses issues with surveillance and advancing technology.

  • Pres. Obama: Horrendous situation in Syria  Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 12:35 PM ET

    President Obama says Syria is one of his administration's highest national security priorities. He discusses the objectives of the Geneva Conference.

  • Protecting America's power grid  Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    Frank Gaffney, President of Center for Security Policy, provides insight on the vulnerable American electric grid, and homeland security's role protecting them.

  • The Olympic Cauldron is tested by fire crews at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Park in the Costal Cluster on January 27, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

    NBC News' Pete Williams is reporting the U.S. government has sent an advisory to airlines flying to Russia warning them of potential explosives in toothpaste tubes, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Justice Dept. accuses USIS of fraud  Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 1:38 PM ET

    A look at internal emails from federal government contractor USIS, which performs background checks for security positions within the government, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. The Justice Department alleges some background investigations were fraudulent.

  • A Google Glass pirate? Feds pull user from theater Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 11:05 AM ET
    File photo: Google Glass

    Federal anti-piracy agents working for Homeland Security pulled a man out of an AMC Theater in Ohio for wearing Google Glass.

  • How the Target hackers did it Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 2:16 PM ET

    Hackers that stole credit and debit card information from Target likely used tools that have been in the computer underground for a long time.