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U.S. Cyber Command chief calls for debate around hacking unit's authorities

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

Lawmakers and Pentagon leadership are considering plans that could one day provide U.S. Cyber Command with additional authorities to operate outside declared war zones, two senior U.S. officials acknowledged Wednesday during an open congressional hearing.

Department of Energy would get new cybersecurity office under White House proposal

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

The Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response would focus on energy infrastructure security and support expanded national security responsibilities.

Here's what the newly signed NDAA means for cybersecurity

by Chris Bing • 4 months ago

President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Tuesday, approving the $700 billion spending bill designed to fund the U.S. military and its various cybersecurity-focused initiatives.

New FBI Director will build on Comey's cybercrime fighting efforts

by Chris Bing • 9 months ago

Associates of Christopher Wray who spoke to him in recent weeks say they expect him to build on many of the same priorities that James Comey was known for.

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

by Shaun Waterman • 10 months 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.

Lawmakers fret over proposed budget cuts to some DHS cyber programs

by Shaun Waterman • 11 months ago

During two days of hearings on Capitol Hill, lawmakers generally said they were pleased so far with Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, but several from both parties expressed concern about the impact of proposed budget cuts on some DHS cybersecurity programs.

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