Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

FITARA enhancements, Hack the DHS bill approved in Senate committee

by Carten Cordell • 7 months 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 • 1 year 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 • 2 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 • 2 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.

DHS: Einstein working to stop ransomware attacks

by Jeremy Snow • 2 years ago

The Department of Homeland Security’s Einstein program is helping to block a virus that can keep organizations out of their own data unless they pay - but some attacks are still slipping through.

Senate Committee passes modified FITARA

by Jake Williams • 4 years ago