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Andy Ozment, Luke McCormack Testify on DHS’ Cyber Priorities

Andy Ozment, assistant secretary for cybersecurity and communications at the Department of Homeland Security, testified before a Senate panel on the $1.4 billion proposed cyber budget ...
Phyllis Schneck

Phyllis Schneck: Tech Industry’s Trust Key to Nat’l Cyber Efforts

Phyllis Schneck Phyllis Schneck, deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity and communications at the Department of Homeland Security, has said that she will prioritize work to build trust ...
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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 ...
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Matthew Goodrich Eyes ‘Risk-Based’ Model for FedRAMP’s CDM Portion

Matthew Goodrich Matthew Goodrich, director of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, has said he wants to transform FedRAMP’s approach toward continuous monitoring ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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Lawmakers OK 7-Day Homeland Security Funding Extension

Congress approved a one-week funding extension for the Department of Homeland Security to head off a partial agency shutdown at Friday midnight, USA Today reported Saturday. Susan Davis ...
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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 ...