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Senate to review fusion center plan to deter Russian cyberattacks

by Chris Bing • 4 weeks ago

Members of the Senate Intelligence Committee said they would consider plans offered by a Obama administration official to fight back against Russian aggression in cyberspace.

Stalled election security bill is reborn with support from Senate Intelligence Committee

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 months ago

The bill has re-emerged after renewed movement on Capitol Hill to focus on securing voting infrastructure.

Senators press DHS for details on election security progress

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 months ago

Much of the hearing focused on the increasingly close relationship between DHS and the state and local offices that run elections.

Senate Intelligence Committee pushes for improvements to election cybersecurity

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

"We are already in an election year," Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said. "The need to act now is urgent."

Sen. Dianne Feinstein wants to bring back bill that bans strong encryption

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 8 months ago

Feinstein's Compliance with Court Orders Act of 2016 was never formally introduced in a previous go-around.

The encryption debate will reignite under President Trump

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years 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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