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House Lawmakers Propose $28B State and Local IT Modernization and Cybersecurity Act; Rep. Jim Langevin Quoted

Cybersecurity Act

Several House lawmakers have introduced a bill that would allocate $28 billion in federal funds to modernize and improve the security of information technology systems of state and local government agencies in response to a recommendation by the Cyberspace Solarium Commission in a recent white paper.

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House Members Present Bill to Create New Cyber Adviser in White House

White House

Reps. Jim Langevin, D-R.I.; Will Hurd, R-Texas and two-time Wash100 Award recipient; Mike Gallagher, R-Wis.; Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y.; John Katko, R-N.Y.; and Dutch Ruppersberger, D-Md. have jointly introduced a bill that aims to establish a new cybersecurity executive role in the White House.

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Naval Academy Breaks Ground on Future Cyber Study Center

The U.S. Naval Academy has started construction work on a $106 million facility on its campus in Annapolis, Maryland to house classes and research work for students in the field of cybersecurity. The Navy said Thursday this multi-story academic building will include classrooms, a lecture hall, research labs, a research and testing …

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Mike Rogers, Dutch Ruppersberger Introduce NSA Surveillance Reform Bill

House Intelligence Committee leaders have introduced a bill that seeks to place new limitations on the National Security Agency‘s phone and electronic data surveillance program, Politico reported Tuesday. Tony Romm writes that Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) Ranking Member Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) unveiled the bipartisan legislation Tuesday. The End Bulk Collection …

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Report: US State Dept Shuts 19 Diplomatic Missions for a Week

The State Department has closed 19 U.S. consulates and embassies for a week after a National Security Agency surveillance program identified a possible al Qaeda-planned attack during the Eid’l Fitr celebration, Reuters reported Monday. Tabassum Zakaria writes a list of regions and areas where diplomatic operations have been suspended from …

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Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger on Cooperation with China and a New Cyber Bill

Representative Dutch Ruppersberger, House Permanent Select Intelligence Committee ranking member has met with the Chinese equivalent of the NSA director. Ruppersburger said the head of the PLA’s General Staff Department’s Third Department wanted to work more closely with the NSA, according to an AOL Defense article. The Md. lawmaker said he was …

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Mike Rogers Wants To Bring Back Cyber Sharing Bill

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) wants to re-introduce cybersecurity legislation as soon as this week that originally passed through the House last spring, he told CBS News Sunday. Rogers told “Face the Nation” he and Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) Rogers plan to re-introduce the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and …

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