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Sen. Tom Carper: Lawmakers to Debate DHS’ Security Role in FISMA Reform Push

Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, says his collaboration with ranking member Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) has helped bolster their push for cybersecurity policy reforms, GovInfoSecurity reported Tuesday. Eric Chabrow writes that Carper and Coburn have submitted three cybersecurity bills to the Senate, including reforms to the Federal Information …

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Profile: Ann Barron-DiCamillo, US-CERT Manager and Chief of Operations

Ann Barron-DiCamillo serves as manager and chief of operations for the United States-Computer Emergency Readiness Team within the Department of Homeland Security. In this role, she leads DHS’ efforts to help build up the country’s cybersecurity posture, coordinate cyber information sharing and manage cyber risks. Barron-DiCamillo’s first role at DHS was at the National Cybersecurity …

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Senate Wrangles Over Proposed Changes to GAO

Current budget proposals strike hard at Congress’ investigative agency, the Government Accountability Office, and its defenders are rallying against the widespread layoffs and regional office closures they say such cuts would cause. The agency has identified billions of dollars in savings in recent years, but its operational budget may be cut …

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