Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Senate bill would modernize government response to agency cyberattacks

by • 9 months ago

A new bill would set requirements for agencies to report cybersecurity breaches to Congress and impacted people.

Despite new tech in the mix, ‘this isn’t the Census Bureau’s first rodeo’

by • 2 years ago

Sen. Ron Johnson says he's "feeling a lot better" about the upcoming decennial headcount.

Cybersecurity pros could work for multiple agencies under bill passed by Senate

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 3 years 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 • 3 years 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.

Senator wants to allow DHS to ban software from federal IT without notice

by • 3 years ago

Sen. Dianne Feinstein said the bill was meant to curb increasing attempts of cyber-espionage by foreign nations.