Tags House Energy and Commerce Committee

Lawmaker to HHS: Label software in medical devices

by Shaun Waterman • 1 month ago

A national effort is needed to ensure that the owners and operators of medical devices, hospital IT networks and electronic health records management systems can find out what software and other technologies are in the products they are buying.

Congress told 'the market can't fix' poor cybersecurity at credit companies

by Shaun Waterman • 2 months ago

"Consumers are getting taken to the woodshed, companies are making billions of dollars off our data and we've had it," said GOP Oregon Rep. Greg Walden, the chairman of the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee.

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

by Shaun Waterman • 6 months 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.

After Dyn cyberattack, lawmakers seek best path forward

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

More than three weeks after a massive distributed denial of service, or DDoS-style attack, disrupted America’s internet — downing major properties like Twitter and eBay for several hours — lawmakers took to Capitol Hill Wednesday to explore how the nation should move forward.

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