Senate panel gives go-ahead to bill that would hit reset on DHS

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 weeks ago

The bill would reorganize NPPD into a dedicated cyber agency, among other cybersecurity-oriented moves.

DHS leaders push cybersecurity risk assessment program for critical infrastructure companies

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

The program comes as DHS has moved to rid networks of products that could be used for nation-state led surveillance.

Chris Krebs nominated as next NPPD head

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

The position is one that oversees a key department office in charge of various national cybersecurity efforts.

DHS steadily moving state-by-state on election security outreach

by Carten Cordell • 1 month ago

A DHS official says the department is on track to assess states' risk of cyberattack over the next few months.

Rep. Mike McCaul: It's taken too long to reauthorize NPPD

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 month ago

Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, also painted a bleak picture when it comes to the cybersecurity threats the U.S. faces from foreign adversaries.

How Congress could handle cybersecurity-focused bills in 2018

by Shaun Waterman • 2 months ago

CyberScoop polled a half dozen people who work on cybersecurity policy issues to come up with a verdict on each piece of possible legislation.

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