Rep. Jason Chaffetz

Trump tweets, officials’ messaging apps draw bipartisan scrutiny from House panel

by • 4 years ago

The House Oversight Committee has queried President Trump about allegedly deleting tweets and criticized federal employees' use of encrypted messaging platforms.

OPM hearing devolves into shouting match about cybersecurity

by • 4 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.

Bill to ban Internet access taxes sets the stage for fight over e-commerce levy

by • 5 years ago

Some Congressional wrangling over tax policy could have major financial and technological implications for states and localities.

New IT subcommittee to debut in 114th Congress

by • 6 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.

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