Rep. Jason Chaffetz

OPM hearing devolves into shouting match about cybersecurity

by • 5 years ago

During Thursday’s hearing, lawmakers displayed what appeared to be a basic misunderstanding of federal cybersecurity, encryption technologies and rudimentary facts concerning the actual 2014 OPM breach incident.

New IT subcommittee to debut in 114th Congress

by • 7 years ago

Less than a week after the Federal Information Technology Acquisition and Reform Act and several cybersecurity-related pieces of legislation passed the U.S. House and Senate to close out the 113th Congress, the head of the next Congress’ Oversight and Government Reform Committee announced a new subcommittee devoted solely to IT.