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CBO: Insider Threat Mitigation Bill Would Not Affect DHS Spending

The Congressional Budget Office has said a proposed House bill that would require the Department of Homeland Security to set up a program to safeguard DHS networks from insider threats would not affect the department’s net direct spending. CBO said in a report published Monday the Department of Homeland Security Insider Threat and Mitigation Act of …

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GAO: DHS Should Include Cyber in Coast Guard, FEMA Programs

The Government Accountability Office has recommended the Department of Homeland Security include cybersecurity as an element in programs of the U.S. Coast Guard and Federal Emergency Management Agency. GAO said in a testimony submitted Thursday to a House Committee on Homeland Security panel that DHS needs to bolster port cybersecurity in support of efforts to protect …

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House OKs Homeland Security, Communications Bills; Michael McCaul Comments

The House has passed three bills on homeland security issues regarding border and chemical facility security and Department of Homeland Security communications, Homeland Security today reported Tuesday. Anthony Kimery writes that lawmakers approved the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program Authorization and Accountability Act of 2014 (HR 4007), DHS Interoperable Communications Act (HR 4289), Social …

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