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

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks 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 • 1 month 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 • 5 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 • 5 months ago

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

Foreign VPN apps need a close look from DHS, senators say

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

If the U.S. intelligence community worries about Huawei and Kaspersky, DHS should worry about federal government use of certain foreign VPN apps, says Sens. Marco Rubio and Ron Wyden.

Congress must do more in fight against global cybercrime, advocacy group says

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

U.S. investments in stemming cybercrime at home and abroad are falling short, according to the think tank Third Way.

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