Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee
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.
Senate bill wants agencies to bolster cybersecurity by sharing their talent
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
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.
Senator wants to allow DHS to ban software from federal IT without notice
Sen. Dianne Feinstein said the bill was meant to curb increasing attempts of cyber-espionage by foreign nations.
Cybersecurity remains a major focus at the top of OPM
Jeff Pon spent much of his nomination hearing Wednesday answering questions about the state of OPM's cybersecurity.
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.