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CSIS Task Force Recommends Cybersecurity Agenda for Trump Administration

A task force of the Center for Strategic and International Studies has published a report that suggests a list of cybersecurity objectives for President-elect Donald Trump, GovInfoSecurity reported Wednesday. Eric Chabrow writes the CSIS Cyber Policy Task Force’s report titled “From Awareness to Action: A Cybersecurity Agenda for the 45th President” calls on the …

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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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House OKs Homeland Security Acquisition Reform Bill

The House has approved a bill that would revamp the Department of Homeland Security’s acquisition process and require project cost reviews, Federal Times reported Tuesday. Andy Medici writes that Reps. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.), Michael McCaul (R-Texas), Ron Barber (D-Ariz.) and Steve Daines (R-Mont.) introduced the DHS Acquisition Accountability and Efficiency …

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Cybersecurity Bill Urges Public-Private Partnerships; Michael McCaul Comments

The House Homeland Security Committee passed legislation urging collaboration between the public and private sectors in responding to cyber threats and protecting critical infrastructure, Federal Times reported Friday. Andy Medici writes the National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection Act of 2013 includes liability protections for private agencies that voluntarily cooperate on cybersecurity …

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