Legislation to improve federal workforce understanding of AI passes Senate
The bill is a response to concerns about the impact of improper use of the technology by government.
Senators look to expand streamlined permitting to national security technology sectors
Semiconductors, artificial intelligence, high-performance computing, quantum information science, and cybersecurity are among the technologies that would be covered.
Lawmakers introduce bill to increase oversight of federal contractors’ use of AI
If enacted, the legislation would give the Office of Management and Budget new oversight responsibilities.
FISMA reform bill amendment cuts agency breach notification period to 72 hours
The proposed timeline for government departments to notify Congress of a breach has been brought into line with private sector disclosure requirements.
FISMA reform bill would require agencies to notify Congress of cyber breaches within 5 days
The legislative proposals would introduce strict new reporting requirements for senior government IT leaders.
Senators call for new measures to validate online comments on agency proposals
Between 5% and 30% of people denied making the comments tied to their emails across 10 agencies surveyed by GAO.