House Dem wants more oversight of Homeland Security’s cyber mission

A Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee wants members to take more of an interest in the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) mission to secure federal networks and critical infrastructure from hackers. Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) issued a report Monday calling on the panel’s Homeland Security subcommittee to hold budget hearings on the department’s cyber mission and…

City of London Police launches cyber security initiative

The City of London Police is launching a drive to make the Square Mile more resilient to cyber attacks, as the financial services sector sharpens its focus on defending against online criminals. The Cyber Griffin initiative is being launched at the Investment Association’s first cyber security conference for the asset management industry — the sector…