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Michael McCaul: House Cyber Info Sharing Bill to Include New Liability Protections

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) has said lawmakers are preparing a new bill to provide liability protections for private companies that share sensitive cyber-related information with ...
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Senate Intell Panel OKs Cyber Data Sharing Bill; Richard Burr Comments

The Senate Intelligence Committee has passed legislation that authorizes the government to share cyber intelligence with the private sector, National Journal reported Thursday. Dustin ...
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Amias Gerety: Treasury Eyes Collaboration on Cyber Info-Sharing Standards, Automation

Amias Gerety, acting assistant secretary for financial institutions at the Treasury Department, has said collaboration between the department and other government agencies as well as ...
Maria Roat

Profile: Maria Roat, Transportation Department CTO

Maria Roat serves as chief technology officer at the Transportation Department, where she leads the department’s technical vision and strategic direction. She most recently served ...
Energy Department

Nextgov: Michael Johnson Joins Energy Department as CIO

Michael Johnson, formerly assistant director for intelligence programs at the Office of Science and Technology Policy, has been selected as the Energy Department’s new chief information ...
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OMB Report Details Progress, Challenges in Gov’t Cybersecurity Efforts

The Office of Management and Budget has indicated that government agencies reported a 15-percent increase in information security incidents in 2014 as they gain more insight into ...
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House Passes DHS Budget Legislation for Rest of FY 2015

The House voted 257-167 Tuesday to pass legislation that funds the Department of Homeland Security through the rest of the current 2015 fiscal year that will go to the White House ...
Gregory Touhill

Profile: Gregory Touhill, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity Operations and Programs in the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Cybersecurity and Communications

Gregory Touhill Brig. Gen. (ret.) Gregory Touhill serves as the Department of Homeland Security’s deputy assistant secretary for cybersecurity operations and programs within the National ...
Congress

House GOP Plans Stopgap to Extend DHS Funding Bill Talks

House Republicans are considering a three-week stopgap bill to temporarily fund the Department of Homeland Security beyond a Friday midnight deadline and prevent the agency’s ...
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Phyllis Schneck: DHS Working on Trust, Standards to Strengthen Cyber Info-Sharing

The Department of Homeland Security is setting up an organizational structure that would encourage the private sector to exchange cyber threat information with the government amid ...