Tags Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Incident reporting, ransomware payment legislation faces trouble in Senate

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

Aides continue to negotiate in a bid to overcome the dispute.

Biden administration officials push Congress to shape breach reporting mandates

by Tim Starks • 4 months ago

It's part of an ongoing dance in the legislative and executive branches between demanding and requesting private sector action.

Senate confirms former White House, NSA official Jen Easterly as CISA director after delay

by Tim Starks • 7 months ago

Chris Inglis was also sworn-in as the National Cyber Director.

Senate bill proposes requiring cyber incident notification to feds within 24 hours

by Tim Starks • 7 months ago

The law would apply to federal contractors, critical infrastructure owners and cyber incident response firms.

Biden cyber nominees Easterly, Inglis describe ransomware as urgent national security threat

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

Americans got their closest look yet of how Chris Inglis and Jen Easterly would approach major cybersecurity issues.

Colonial Pipeline CEO says company didn't have plan for potential ransomware attack

by Tonya Riley • 8 months ago

Colonial Pipeline did not have guidance in place on how to handle a ransom demand by cybercriminals, its CEO acknowledged in a Senate hearing.