Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

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

by Joe Warminsky • 2 months 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 Carten Cordell • 4 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 • 1 year 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 Carten Cordell • 1 year ago

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

by Billy Mitchell • 2 years ago

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

by Carten Cordell • 2 years ago

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

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