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DHS asks Congress for subpoena authority to contact vulnerable asset owners

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The move is an attempt to speed up the process by which DHS interacts with critical infrastructure companies on the front lines of hacking threats.

Security clearance background checks should take three days, Rep. Will Hurd says

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

“I never thought I would have to work on such a basic issue as this," the Texas Republican says about the federal security clearance process, which is still working on a large backlog of applications.

With Will Hurd's retirement, Congress loses a key cybersecurity advocate

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

The Texas Republican has advocated strong encryption and higher standards for connected devices.

Pentagon cyber contractor charged for allegedly threatening to kill member of Congress

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The contractor allegedly was motivated by a bill that would require public school vaccinations.

Voting-machine vendors have some serious questions to answer, senators say

by Joe Warminsky • 7 months ago

Senators, including Amy Klobuchar, say every machine made by election technology companies should reliably produce paper records.

Lawmakers want data on the number of times Senate computers have been hacked

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

Right now, lawmakers appear to be in the dark on the issue.

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