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House Passes Bill to Provide Cyber Tools, Training for State & Local Law Enforcement

U.S. House members have voted to approve a bill that would provide tools and training necessary for law enforcement agencies to fight cyber crime at the state and local levels. Rep. John Ratcliffe’s office (R-Texas) said Tuesday the Strengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act of 2017 would authorize the Hoover, Alabama-based National Computer Forensics Institute, which has …

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House Approves US-Israel Cyber Collaboration Bill; Rep. John Ratcliffe Comments

The House on Tuesday passed a bill that seeks to increase cooperation between the U.S. and Israel on cybersecurity initiatives. Reps. John Ratcliffe and Jim Langevin (D-Rhode Island) introduced the U.S.-Israel Cybersecurity Cooperation Enhancement Act in a push to establish a cybersecurity grant program for joint research-and-development ventures between U.S. and Israeli organizations, …

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Reps. Jim Langevin, John Ratcliffe Propose Bills to Facilitate U.S.-Israel Cybersecurity R&D Partnerships

Reps. Jim Langevin (D-Rhode Island) and John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) have introduced bills that seek to facilitate research and development collaboration in cybersecurity between the U.S. and Israel. The proposed United States-Israel Cybersecurity Cooperation Enhancement Act of 2016 seeks to establish a grant program for joint cybersecurity R&D projects, Langevin’s office said in …

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House Panel to Review Cyber Threat-Sharing Bill; Rep. Michael McCaul Comments

The House Homeland Security Committee is scheduled Wednesday to markup a new cybersecurity bill that calls for voluntary government-industry data exchange and disclosure liability protection to companies. HHSC said Monday the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act aims to encourage agencies and enterprises to share threat indicators without impinging on U.S. …

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Lawmakers Introduce DHS Transparency Bills; Michael McCaul Comments

Members of the House committee on homeland security have introduced new measures they believe can help detect fraud and increase transparency at the Department of Homeland Security. Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), chairman of the panel, said Friday each of the bills aims to help DHS meet its national security missions. Rep. Buddy …

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