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After years of work, Congress passes 'internet of things' cybersecurity bill — and it's kind of a big deal
Sens. Mark Warner and Cory Gardner teamed up with Reps. Robin Kelly and Will Hurd to get significant cybersecurity legislation across the finish line.
Energy official eyed for senior CISA position after White House throws agency into turmoil
The Trump administration in October signaled its intent to appoint Sean Plankey to CISA.
DHS’s cyber agency is led by career official Brandon Wales. For now.
CISA officials left in the wake of White House’s scorched-earth retaliation are still carrying out their work on election security.
Trump fires CISA chief Chris Krebs, who guarded the 2020 election from interference and domestic misinformation
As head of DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Krebs has repeatedly debunked baseless claims from Trump and his allies of widespread electoral fraud while generally avoiding mentioning the president by name.
Lawmakers back CISA chief Krebs after report that he expects to be fired
“Now is the time for many of my Republican colleagues to speak out,” Rep. Jim Langevin, D-R.I., told CyberScoop.
GAO criticizes rollout of two key Trump administration cyber initiatives
In the face of persistent cyberthreats, the White House effort to fix important U.S. security weaknesses risks coming up short, GAO says.