Tags Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

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

by Tim Starks • 2 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 • 3 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 • 3 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 • 3 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.

Colonial Pipeline didn't tell CISA about ransomware incident, highlighting questions about information sharing

by Tim Starks • 4 months ago

It wasn't the only incident on lawmakers' minds where they thought information sharing fell short.

Feds aren't well prepared to spot SolarWinds-style hacks at agencies, CISA official says

by Tim Starks • 6 months ago

The SolarWinds hack is making CISA reexamine key programs for protecting federal networks.

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