National Quantum Initiative Act passes the House
The goal is to develop a cohesive national strategy for research into quantum information science (QIS).
House Science chairman debuts plan for National Quantum Initiative
The National Quantum Initiative Act is intended to advance the nation’s development of the emerging technology, which could bring big advancements in computing power.
New cybersecurity subcommittee formed under Senate Armed Services
The Senate Armed Services Committee has a new subcommittee focused on cybersecurity, with Mike Rounds, R-S.D., serving as chairman and Bill Nelson, D-Fla., as ranking member.
Senate preps amendments to surveillance bill
An amended version of the USA Freedom Act is expected to be taken up by the House this week.
Airline industry, controllers call for FAA reorganization
The Federal Aviation Administration has failed to deliver on its $20 billion modernization effort, and now industry and the nation's air traffic controllers have had enough.
Senate Committee: Does NIST cyber framework go far enough?
Members of the Senate Commerce Committee challenged a panel of public and private experts Wednesday on whether the National Institute of Standard and Technology's cybersecurity framework does enough to protect the nation's critical assets and infrastructure.