Tag Archives: Tom Carper

Senate Homeland Security Panel Consults With Experts on Future Cyber Info-Sharing Bill

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee is working with representatives from industry and civil liberties groups to develop potential legislation on cyber information sharing, USA Today reported Wednesday. Erin Kelly writes that the move begins congressional efforts to craft and pass a bill that will give incentive to the private sector for collaborating …

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Sarah Saldana Confirmed as ICE Chief

The Senate has voted to confirm Sarah Saldana as the assistant secretary in charge of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement at the Department of Homeland Security, The Hill reported Tuesday. Ramsey Cox reports that Saldana, who will enforce President Barack Obama’s decision to grant undocumented U.S. immigrants with work visas, …

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Senate Panel OKs Nominations of Sarah Saldana, Russell Deyo to DHS Roles

The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs has confirmed the nominations of Sarah Saldana and Russell Deyo to two positions at the Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Today reported Thursday. Anthony Kimery writes Saldana has been nominated to the role of assistant secretary for immigration and customs enforcement, which would …

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Report: Sen. Tom Carper Wants Cyber Bill Passed Before 2014 Ends

Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, hopes to see his cybersecurity legislation passed into law before 2014 ends, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Aliya Sternstein writes Carper’s bill proposes to transition agencies into a real-time surveillance ecosystem. Under the legislation, the Department of Homeland Security will be responsible for …

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Sen. Tom Carper: Lawmakers to Debate DHS’ Security Role in FISMA Reform Push

Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, says his collaboration with ranking member Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) has helped bolster their push for cybersecurity policy reforms, GovInfoSecurity reported Tuesday. Eric Chabrow writes that Carper and Coburn have submitted three cybersecurity bills to the Senate, including reforms to the Federal Information …

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