Tags Rep. Mike McCaul

Influential Republican lawmaker proposes new cybersecurity-focused agency

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul says he will push for the creation of a new federal agency during the Trump administration that would consolidate the government’s disjoined cybersecurity efforts. The Republican lawmaker said the eventual launch of such an agency will be one of his highest priorities in 2017.

The encryption debate will reignite under President Trump

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

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.

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