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Congress is writing cybersecurity legislation under a cloud of uncertainty
Rep. Dan Donovan’s Cyber Preparedness Act of 2017 was reintroduced to the House this month, where it easily passed with bipartisan support, Wednesday. But after failing to reach the President’s desk last year, the legislation’s chances of passage on a second go around may be upended by a Trump administration that is currently evaluating the role and responsibility of the Homeland Security Department as it pertains to cyber defense.
Republican bill aims to bolster U.S. attack attribution capabilities
Pulling private industry and academia closer, a new Republican bill aims for better cybersecurity for the U.S. federal government by spelling out the responsibility on the DHS.
The encryption debate will reignite under President Trump
There are many open questions following the election of Donald Trump. The future of encryption is now in play as the next president comes in off a campaign where he called for a boycott of the world's biggest company because they wouldn't compromise encryption.