Tags House of Representatives

Election commission says it won’t de-certify voting systems running old versions of Windows

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 years ago

The disclosure highlights the challenge of keeping voting systems secure after a vendor ceases offering support for a product.

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

by Jeff Stone • 3 years ago

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

Research shows gap in House, Senate candidates' website security

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 years ago

Nearly 30 percent of House of Representatives candidates have significant security issues in their websites compared to less than 5 percent of Senate candidates, according to new research.

Bill would call on White House to develop its own list of APT groups

by Chris Bing • 4 years ago

A bill that passed the House Foreign Affairs committee Tuesday calls on the White House to develop a publicly available list of APT groups identified by the U.S. government.

Congress wants to prevent states from weakening encryption

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 years ago

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers has reintroduced legislation that would preempt any attempts by states to weaken encryption.

U.S. moves to develop grand cybersecurity partnership with Ukraine, a favorite target for Russian hackers

by Chris Bing • 4 years ago

During a week where multiple senior Ukrainian government officials came to visit Washington, a bill designed to foster further collaboration on cybersecurity efforts between the U.S. and Ukrainian governments passed the House of Representatives late Wednesday night.