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Department of Homeland Security Official page of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The Department of Homeland Security has a vital mission: to secure the nation from the many threats we face.

This requires the dedication of more than 240,000 employees in jobs that range from aviation and border security to emergency response, from cybersecurity analyst to chemical facility inspector. Our duties are wide-ranging, and our goal is clear - keeping America safe.

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Ahead of the invasion of Ukraine by Russia last week, the United States Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and the D...
03/08/2022
U.S. Businesses, Government Agencies Warned of Russian Cyberattacks

Ahead of the invasion of Ukraine by Russia last week, the United States Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) warned government agencies, businesses, cybersecurity professionals, and critical infrastructure operators of the possibility of state-sponsored Russian cyber-attacks.

Here’s a look by the cybersecurity experts at Dox regarding what to watch for and how to report suspected cyber incidents at https://www.doxnet.com/article.cfm?ArticleNumber=1461.

#Russia #CyberAttack #FBI #DHS #Warning #Business #Security #DoxElectronics #TrustedITExperts #Cybersecurity #NewYork #Nationwide

Ahead of the invasion of Ukraine by Russia last week, the United States Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) warned government agencies, businesses, cybersecurity professionals, and critical infrastruct

03/02/2022

19 years ago today, the Department of Homeland Security opened its doors.

#WeAreDHS -- and with honor and integrity, we will safeguard the American people, our homeland, and our values.

#DHSat19

#BlackHistoryMonth Spotlight: Kristinn Coleman serves the #DHSMission as the Chief of Investigations at @USCIS. #WeAreDH...
02/28/2022

#BlackHistoryMonth Spotlight: Kristinn Coleman serves the #DHSMission as the Chief of Investigations at @USCIS. #WeAreDHS

Read more about Kristin Coleman’s story here ⬇️
https://go.usa.gov/xzYum

#BlackHistoryMonth Spotlight: Anthony Antognoli serves as the Chief of Staff for our office of Countering Weapons of Mas...
02/28/2022

#BlackHistoryMonth Spotlight: Anthony Antognoli serves as the Chief of Staff for our office of Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD). This component leads and coordinates efforts to safeguard against chemical, biological, radiation, nuclear, and health security threats. #WeAreDHS

Read his story here ⬇️
go.usa.gov/xzYzR

02/23/2022

Secretary Mayorkas on PBS NewsHour: " We have no information to suggest a specific credible cyber threat against the U.S. homeland, but it is our responsibility to be prepared. And that's what we at DHS do." #ShieldsUp

#TravelTipTuesday: Here’s how to speed through the Transportation Security Administration - TSA checkpoint ✈️✔ Discard a...
02/23/2022
TSA's Top Travel Tips | Transportation Security Administration

#TravelTipTuesday: Here’s how to speed through the Transportation Security Administration - TSA checkpoint ✈️

✔ Discard any liquids that exceed 3oz
✔ Have your ID and boarding pass ready for inspection
✔ Empty your pockets

Find more TSA travel tips ⬇️

Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site.

#ShieldsUp! Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency recommends all organizations protect their most critical di...
02/22/2022

#ShieldsUp! Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency recommends all organizations protect their most critical digital assets by:

🛡️ Reducing the likelihood of a cyber intrusion
🛡️ Quickly detecting a potential intrusion
🛡️ Ensuring you’re prepared to respond
🛡️ Maximizing resilience

02/17/2022
02/17/2022
#BlackHistoryMonth Spotlight: Karinda Washington serves as the Executive Director for Social Impact and Campaigns foster...
02/16/2022

#BlackHistoryMonth Spotlight: Karinda Washington serves as the Executive Director for Social Impact and Campaigns fostering community engagement and engaging underrepresented and underserved communities.

During #BlackHistoryMonth, we are sharing stories of Black DHS leaders who proudly serve our Department and our nation. Read more about her story here ➡️ go.usa.gov/xttpS

02/13/2022

Gameday. #DHSxSBLVI

To keep #SuperBowlLVI safe, everyone has to a role to play. If you see something, say something. Learn more ➡️ https://g...
02/12/2022

To keep #SuperBowlLVI safe, everyone has to a role to play. If you see something, say something.

Learn more ➡️ https://go.usa.gov/xt6xn #SeeSay

02/12/2022

#DHSxSBLVI: Here's how CBP Air and Marine Operations —together with partners like U.S. Coast Guard — provide #SuperBowlLVI security support from the water.

02/12/2022

We are working to secure #SuperBowlLVI. Here's how @U.S. Customs and Border Protection uses technology to help secure the stadium ⬇️

#DHSxSBLVI

02/12/2022

One day until #SuperBowlLVI. On land, sea, air, and in cyberspace, DHS is there. #DHSxSBLVI

02/10/2022

#DHSxSBLVI: Together with our partners, we are securing #SBLVI.

WATCH how we're getting ready for the big game ⬇

During #BlackHistoryMonth, we are sharing stories of Black DHS leaders who proudly serve our Department and our nation. ...
02/09/2022

During #BlackHistoryMonth, we are sharing stories of Black DHS leaders who proudly serve our Department and our nation. Follow along all month as we highlight their immense contributions to our mission.

Dr. David Mussington serves as the CISA Executive Assistant Director for Infrastructure Security focusing on vulnerability and risk assessments, and securing high-risk chemical facilities. #WeAreDHS

Read his story:
https://www.dhs.gov/employee-resources/news/2022/02/08/dhs-black-history-month-spotlight-david-mussington

It’s #SuperBowlLVI week -- and we are ready. DHS is teaming up to protect fans and the big game. #DHSxSBLVI
02/08/2022

It’s #SuperBowlLVI week -- and we are ready. DHS is teaming up to protect fans and the big game. #DHSxSBLVI

The Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council #HSAAC has been reestablished by Secretary Mayorkas to engage with leade...
02/07/2022
Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council (HSAAC) | Homeland Security

The Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council #HSAAC has been reestablished by Secretary Mayorkas to engage with leaders in academia on academic research, campus and community safety, resilience, preparedness, & cybersecurity.

Apply to serve on the HSAAC today:

The Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council (HSAAC) provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary and senior leadership on matters related to homeland security and the academic community, including: student and recent graduate recruitment; international students; academic research and fac...

DHS in partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) launched two new re...
02/07/2022
DHS, VA Launch New Online Services for Noncitizen Service Members, Veterans, and Their Families | Homeland Security

DHS in partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) launched two new resources to support our nation’s noncitizen service members, veterans, and their families. Through its Immigrant Military Members and Veterans Initiative (IMMVI), DHS will host a one-stop online center to consolidate relevant federal resources. As part of the resource center, DHS has also created a portal for veterans who need assistance in applying to return to the United States or accessing VA benefits to which they may be entitled.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in partnership with the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense, launched two new resources to support our nation’s noncitizen service members, veterans, and their families. Through its Immigrant Military Members and Veterans Initiative (IMMVI), DHS w...

#WeAreDHS, and we are teaming up to secure the Super Bowl.Follow along all week #DHSxSBLVI
02/07/2022

#WeAreDHS, and we are teaming up to secure the Super Bowl.

Follow along all week #DHSxSBLVI

We are DHS, and we're making tremendous progress to protect the American public and administer our nation's laws. Check ...
02/04/2022

We are DHS, and we're making tremendous progress to protect the American public and administer our nation's laws.

Check out highlights of 2021 ➡️ go.usa.gov/xtvcc

02/03/2022

CBP works to investigate forced labor and bring traffickers to justice, all while supporting victims of this heinous crime.

Learn more about how CBP works to #EndTrafficking from Annmarie H.,

The last group of Afghans have departed Fort Pickett as  part of #OperationAlliesWelcome. Thank you to staff from DHS, U...
02/03/2022
Operation Allies Welcome Announces Departure of Last Afghan Nationals from Fort Pickett, Virginia | Homeland Security

The last group of Afghans have departed Fort Pickett as part of #OperationAlliesWelcome. Thank you to staff from DHS, U.S. Department of State , U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), other agencies, & organizations who provided support to Afghans as they join communities across the U.S.

Yesterday, the last group of Afghan nationals temporarily housed at Fort Pickett, Virginia as part of Operation Allies Welcome (OAW) departed the base.

02/02/2022

Today marks one year since President Joe Biden established the Interagency Task Force on the Reunification of Families. The Task Force’s efforts continue to identify and reunify every family.

The Interagency Task Force on the Reunification of Families has established a process to allow families to self-identify and register for reunification. Registration is available on the http://Together.gov and http://Juntos.gov websites. Learn more ⬇️

02/02/2022

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services provides a number of resources which improve access to immigration protections for human trafficking victims.

Learn more from Nidhi K. on USCIS’s work to #EndTrafficking⬇️

DHS is proud to announce the launch of our brand new DHS.gov. The Department’s flagship website has been significantly i...
02/01/2022

DHS is proud to announce the launch of our brand new DHS.gov. The Department’s flagship website has been significantly improved to provide the public and our workforce with a more intuitive, secure, and user-friendly experience.

Check it out
www.dhs.gov

#TravelTipTuesday: At the TSA security checkpoint: 💰Empty your pockets  💻Laptops and tablets get their own bin  ️🧥Shoes ...
02/01/2022
TSA's Top Travel Tips | Transportation Security Administration

#TravelTipTuesday: At the TSA security checkpoint:

💰Empty your pockets
💻Laptops and tablets get their own bin
️🧥Shoes & bulky outerwear must go in the bins

For more information on safe and efficient travel,

Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site.

Each and every day, DHS works to #EndTrafficking and has made tremendous progress with our partners. Read more about Dep...
02/01/2022
DHS Center for Countering Human Trafficking Report Highlights Increases in Arrests and Seizures | Homeland Security

Each and every day, DHS works to #EndTrafficking and has made tremendous progress with our partners.

Read more about Department-wide efforts in the first Center for Countering Human Trafficking Annual Report.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released the Center for Countering Human Trafficking (CCHT) annual report, highlighting many of the Department’s efforts during the last Fiscal Year (FY 2021) to enhance identification and screening for human trafficking, improve protection and assistance ...

This #BlackHistoryMonth, DHS proudly recognizes the achievements and contributions of Black Americans to our nation and ...
02/01/2022

This #BlackHistoryMonth, DHS proudly recognizes the achievements and contributions of Black Americans to our nation and to our Department. All month long, we will share stories of the tremendous contributions and commitment of our colleagues to our #DHSmission.

01/31/2022

TSA is trained in how to recognize the signs of human trafficking and protect the traveling public.

Learn more from uniformed advisor for TSA, Raul D.

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