John McCain

An end of the Pentagon CIO? Senate NDAA would split the position

by Billy Mitchell • 2 years ago

The Senate version of the $700 billion defense policy bill for fiscal 2018 would split the Defense Department CIO responsibilities among new chief management officer and chief information warfare officer positions.

DHS acquisition management bills set for House passage

by Samantha Ehlinger • 3 years ago

Two bills scheduled for a vote in the House on Tuesday seek to improve the way Department of Homeland Security officials oversee and document certain acquisition programs.

Spy agencies: We can’t judge impact of hacking on election

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

U.S. intelligence agencies have no way of measuring the impact of Russian hacking on the recent election result, the nation’s top spy told senators Thursday.

McCain threatens to subpoena Apple CEO Tim Cook to talk encryption with feds

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

Senate Hopes to Restart Encryption debate with Tech Executive. Senator McCain calls for regulation, policy.

Senators consider splitting NSA/CyberCom director position

by Billy Mitchell • 3 years ago

A Senate committee favors splitting the two-for-one leadership positions of commander of the U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency currently held by ADM Michael Rogers in the National Defense Authorizations Act for fiscal year 2017.

Senators vote to hold Backpage.com in contempt in online sex probe

by Billy Mitchell • 4 years ago

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee unanimously approved an historic resolution Wednesday, holding the CEO of online classified ad site Backpage.com in contempt of Congress for failing to testify under subpoena last November on the Website's role as a prominent vehicle for child sex trafficking.

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