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D.C. Metro system beefs up supply-chain cybersecurity provisions for new railcars

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

U.S. senators have raised security concerns about a new Metro railcar project. The NIST cybersecurity framework will be part of the process now, the transit authority says.

Senators worry that new D.C. Metro railcars could carry cyber risk

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The lawmakers exhorted the subway system's leadership to “take the necessary steps to mitigate growing cyber risks" to new railcars that could be produced by a Chinese company.

Two bills seek transparency in ownership of election vendors

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 9 months ago

The bills' backers aren't too happy about July reports that a Russian oligarch purchased an election vendor operating in Maryland.

House funding bill for DHS follows Trump plan to cut research and science offices

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

The Homeland Security funding bill advancing in the House follows the Trump administration's budget request in imposing severe cuts on the department's Science and Technology Directorate.

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