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Congress wants answers on embargo of Spectre and Meltdown information

by Greg Otto • 2 years ago

Top Republicans on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce want to know why top tech companies sat on the chip flaws for more than six months.

New bill would transform cybersecurity at Dept. of Health and Human Services

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

The HHS Cybersecurity Modernization Act comes in response to congressional hearings on the state of cybersecurity in the health care sector.

Congress rips ex-Equifax CEO over breach: 'I don't think we can pass a law that ... fixes stupid'

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 years ago

Ex-CEO Richard Smith received an earful on Capitol Hill Tuesday over Equifax's response to its data breach.

Equifax CEO called to testify before Congress about breach

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

Equifax's chief executive was formally invited Wednesday to testify Oct. 3 before Congress by top members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

WannaCry outbreak was first big test of HHS's new cybersecurity center for health sector

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

When the ransomware crippled the British National Health Service last month, the response at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services was led by a new cybersecurity watch center, officials told lawmakers.

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