DHS’s ‘cyber incident response teams’ back on Congress’ radar
The teams were created by the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center as part of its mission to share information about threats and incidents, but a bipartisan group of House members wants to fully authorize them.
Quantum computing supremacy would be a ‘digital nuclear bomb,’ Rep. McCaul says
The congressman said the Five Eyes intelligence alliance should collaborate on more technology developments, including quantum computing.
Reduced request for airport scanners earns a broadside from Rep. McCaul
The top Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee took some shots at the Office of Management and Budget over the White House's funding proposal for airport screening technology.
House Homeland Security chairman: I’m targeted daily with phishing emails
The chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security says he has become the target of phishing emails on an “almost daily basis.”
‘A grave mistake’ — Rep. McCaul pushes back on Trump cyberdefense plan
An influential Republican congressman is pushing back against President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to increase the Defense Department’s role in defending domestic computer networks.
Influential Republican lawmaker proposes new cybersecurity-focused agency
House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul announced plans Wednesday to push for the creation of a new federal agency during the Trump administration that would consolidate the government’s disjoined cybersecurity efforts. He said the eventual launch of such an agency will be one of his highest priorities in 2017.