Rep. Will Hurd survives close midterm race
Gina Ortiz Jones, Hurd's competitor for his seat serving the 23rd District of Texas, issued a concession statement almost two weeks after the midterm congressional election.
Democratic House won’t change IT modernization agenda, White House’s Liddell says
“Everything we’ve done in the past two years we’ll continue to do," Chris Liddell said.
One organization’s movement to get more techies in Congress
A Democratic, pro-science and technology political action committee wants to help elect more tech-savvy members of Congress who can keep up with emerging, complex tech topics.
Washington slowly ramping up cyber warfare rhetoric
The way in which Washington speaks about the military’s cyber capabilities is slowly shifting, leaning in recent months towards an outward declaration of strength, policy experts, former intelligence and current U.S. officials described to FedScoop.
DHS won’t define election systems as critical before November
The Department of Homeland Security will not classify election systems as critical infrastructure before the November presidential election, DHS Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity Dr. Andy Ozment said at the Billington Cybersecurity Summit Tuesday.
In wake of voter database hack, U.S. election commission turns to NIST for cybersecurity talk
Next month, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, an independent federal agency tasked with developing standards and certifying both voting hardware and software, will review the cybersecurity, or lack thereof, that surrounds America’s voting infrastructure during a meeting with the National Institute of Standards and Technology, or NIST, according to a Federal Register Notice published on Wednesday.