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Senate bill hopes to sort out supply-chain cybersecurity risks, prevent next Kaspersky drama

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 days ago

A new bipartisan Senate bill tries to get to the bottom of supply chain risk by setting up a federal acquisition council to get national-security and civilian agencies on the same page.

'Aggressive posture' defines election security work, DHS official tells senators

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

A senior Department of Homeland Security official on Tuesday defended the department’s work to help secure voting systems before midterm elections as a top Democratic lawmaker worried those efforts were insufficient.

Senate panel gives go-ahead to bill that would hit reset on DHS

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 months ago

The bill would reorganize NPPD into a dedicated cyber agency, among other cybersecurity-oriented moves.

Lawmakers fret over proposed budget cuts to some DHS cyber programs

by Shaun Waterman • 1 year 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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