Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Senate bill wants agencies to bolster cybersecurity by sharing their talent

by Carten Cordell • 2 months ago

A new bill aims to ensure the competition for cyber talent doesn’t create have and have-not agencies open to cyberattacks.

Agencies excited about the potential for increased counter-drone authority for national security

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 11 months ago

Representatives from the Department of Homeland Security, the FBI and the FAA spoke in favor of the recently introduced Preventing Emerging Threats Act of 2018.

FITARA enhancements, Hack the DHS bill approved in Senate committee

by Carten Cordell • 2 years ago

The committee cleared the way for multiple technology and cyber-based bills to move to the Senate floor.

Mulvaney: DATA Act crucial for sorting out federal spending

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 years ago

After two confirmation hearings Tuesday, it was clear that President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Office of Management and Budget has DATA Act implementation in mind.

IRS comes under fire for lagging to adopt cyber defenses

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

The Internal Revenue Service, or IRS, is under fire for delaying to upgrade its network security with a tool that would help protect it from hackers.

Senators look to DHS reorg to guard power grid

by Neal Sayatovich • 3 years ago

The Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee want to rename the NPPD and reorganize it to better respond to cyberattacks on vital infrastructure.

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