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Sen. John McCain Calls for Faster US Cyber Deterrence Action


Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) wrote to three federal officials to remind them of existing legal measures that McCain said the government should adopt to deter hackers who target U.S. infrastructure, The Hill newspaper reported Thursday. Cory Bennett writes McCain has asked Director of National Intelligence James Clapper to explain why the Obama administration has delayed cyber …

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Mac Thornberry: OMB, DHS, OPM Officials Absent From House Committee’s Data Breach Meeting


Representatives from the Office of Management and Budget, Department of Homeland Security and Office of Personnel Management failed to attend a House committee-hosted classified meeting on the OPM breaches Tuesday, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Aliya Sternstein writes House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) said the officials’ last-minute decision not to …

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