Tag Archives: threat information sharing

DHS’ Phyllis Schneck: Trust Key to Threat Info Sharing Between Agencies, Companies

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Phyllis Schneck, deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity and communications at the Department of Homeland Security, believes the government should establish trust with companies in order to encourage them to share digital threat information, Fedscoop reported Monday. Schneck told Fedscoop reporter Greg Otto in an interview that DHS and its partner agencies work to ensure privacy in the department’s …

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James Comey: FBI 2017 Budget Request Includes $85M for Cyber Threat Investigations

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FBI Director James Comey told a House appropriations subcommittee Thursday the bureau has requested $9.50 billion in total appropriations to carry out law enforcement, national security and criminal justice operations in fiscal 2017. Comey said in his written testimony the budget request includes $85.1 million to fund the bureau’s efforts to identify threats in cyberspace and share …

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House Clears Second Cyber Info Sharing Bill in a Week

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The House voted 355-63 Thursday to pass a bill to encourage government and industry data sharing on cyber threats and protect companies from disclosure liability, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jason Miller writes the House passed the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act a day after the chamber approved the Protecting …

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