Lessons from the 2015 OPM hack still haven’t been heeded, according to a Senate subcommittee.
Senators sought answers from the DHS and FBI head about a reported widespread supply chain attack, as well as foreign election interference.
A DHS official says the department is on track to assess states' risk of cyberattack over the next few months.
The nomination now moves onto the full Senate despite concerns from Democrats on the committee.
A Senate committee vote on the nomination of Kirstjen Nielsen to be the next secretary of Homeland Security has been postponed a third time amid ethics concerns and requests by Democrats for a second hearing.
A nonprofit government ethics watchdog is calling for an investigation into potential violations of federal laws and ethics regulations by DHS Nominee Kirstjen Nielsen, following CyberScoop reports that a consultant representing companies with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake had volunteered to help run her confirmation preparation.