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With Will Hurd's retirement, Congress loses a key cybersecurity advocate

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

The Texas Republican has advocated strong encryption and higher standards for connected devices.

How Congress could handle cybersecurity-focused bills in 2018

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

CyberScoop polled a half dozen people who work on cybersecurity policy issues to come up with a verdict on each piece of possible legislation.

Equifax CEO called to testify before Congress about breach

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

Equifax's chief executive was formally invited Wednesday to testify Oct. 3 before Congress by top members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

Capitol Hill comes for Equifax, demanding answers for massive breach

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

Lawmakers are putting pressure on Equifax after hackers were able to breach the credit reporting behemoth and compromise millions of customer records.

Under Trump, Congress to push for funding that grows government hacking

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 years ago

The encryption debate isn't over, but with a new administration, expect to see the conversation shift dramatically toward increased instances of government hacking.

Hurd to lawmakers on Russian hacking intel: 'We need to be really careful'

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, is advising fellow lawmakers as they investigate Russia's involvement in the presidential election: "We’re talking about people’s lives."

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