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Congressional source: Shutdown sends home half of DHS cyber agency

January 07, 2019 |
Charlie Mitchell
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At least half of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency staff has been furloughed by the partial government shutdown now in its third week, according to a congressional source, who cited a negative impact on activities including risk management collaborations with industry.

DHS has said operational security activities continue during the shutdown, including at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center, but that numerous other efforts were halted by the lapse in funding that began on Dec. 21. Another...


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