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Security clearance background checks should take three days, Rep. Will Hurd says
“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.
Congressional pressure builds for White House to share classified cyber authorizations
The House voted in favor of ordering the Trump administration to release the classified memorandum that made it easier for the Pentagon to run offense cyber-operations against U.S. adversaries.
U.S. ramping up offensive cyber measures to stop economic attacks, Bolton says
It's the first time a White House official has publicly acknowledged that defense authorizations approved last year go beyond election security measures.
Bolton confirms offensive cyber-operations conducted to protect midterms
The national security adviser said it was “too soon to tell” whether the offensive was affecting adversary behavior.
Ex-DHS official on PPD-20 repeal: Consider potential blowback to private sector
Suzanne Spaulding says the U.S. government should carefully consider the potential private-sector repercussions of conducting offensive cyber operations.
White House announces federal cyber strategy, vows to go on offensive
The White House on Thursday announced a new governmentwide cybersecurity strategy in an effort to raise federal network defenses but also go on the offensive more when U.S. interests are threatened.