Tag Archives: Michael McCaul

Former Govt Officials Push for DHS Cyber Reorganization

Some former government cybersecurity experts said at a House committee hearing held Wednesday they believe Congress should elevate the Department of Homeland Security’s authority to protect federal networks, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Joseph Marks writes House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul asked a panel of four cyber specialists during the panel meeting …

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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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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 the government, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Sean McCalley writes that McCaul, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, aims to build on previous measures to bolster cyber information-sharing …

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