Cybersecurity pros could work for multiple agencies under bill passed by Senate
The intent is not only to help fill specific gaps in the workforce, but also to help agencies recruit and retain employees who otherwise might choose Silicon Valley over the government.
Senators rail against ‘use it or lose it’ spending at end of September
Senators want to ensure that "spending in the last quarter of this fiscal year is not wasteful or abusive."
FITARA enhancements, Hack the DHS bill approved in Senate committee
The committee cleared the way for multiple technology and cyber-based bills to move to the Senate floor.
Bill would turn government’s vulnerabilities equities process into law
There’s a bill in the works that would codify the U.S. government’s vulnerabilities equities process into law.
DATA Act authors worry about law’s future
Two authors of the law that requires federal agencies to standardize and publish spending information say more work needs to be done to make sure the law doesn’t fall by the wayside when the next administration takes over.
Senators vote to hold Backpage.com in contempt in online sex probe
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.