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After years of work, Congress passes 'internet of things' cybersecurity bill — and it's kind of a big deal

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

Sens. Mark Warner and Cory Gardner teamed up with Reps. Robin Kelly and Will Hurd to get significant cybersecurity legislation across the finish line.

Lawmakers call for cyber leadership as they introduce bill that would create White House post

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

The push for creating a “national cyber director” is gaining fresh traction, with support from Republicans.

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

by Jeff Stone • 2 years 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 • 3 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 • 3 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 • 3 years ago

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

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