The Homeland Security Department is working with the administration to support President Donald Trump’s cyber priorities, including protection of critical infrastructure and strengthening the cyber workforce.
Trump’s 2017 supplemental budget goes over the legal budget caps.
The House Homeland Security Committee approved its 80th bill this session to reorganize and rename the Homeland Security Department’s National Programs and Protections Directorate.
The Defense Department’s top tech official said his top worry is the retention and recruitment of talented employees as pay and benefits make it more enticing to work for private companies.
Security officials for two of the largest ports in the United States told Congress they need help understanding what agencies they should to report a cyber attack to, and how to classify them.
While the number of people in Congress calling for the OPM director to resign grows, the White House is voicing support for Katherine Archuleta. NTEU and NARFE have sent letters to OPM asking for more details on the second breach.
A new bill would allow federal employees to contribute toward their retirement by investing only in companies deemed socially responsible. The “Federal Employees Responsible Investment Act,” introduced this week by Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), would require the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board to add a “Corporate Responsibility Index” to the existing five investment options available to federal employees.
Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.), co-founder of the bipartisan Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus, says the U.S. is falling short when it comes to a skilled cyber workforce capable of operating at the highest levels of its field. His column is part of Federal News Radio’s special report, Cybersecurity Rising.
As cybersecurity-specific bills stall in Congress, Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I) has suggested amending the defense bill to get the biggest cyber initiatives passed.
Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) says that despite attempts to improve cybersecurity standards at power plants, there are still gaping holes.
House lawmakers want to add the requirement for a White House official to oversee cybersecurty policy and budget across civilian agencies. Rep. Langevin said the current set up with DHS in charge of civilian networks isn’t good enough. Members also want more attention paid to the security of the supply chain.
Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) has introduced the Executive Cyberspace Coordination Act.
October 27th, 2010 Representative Jim Langevin of Rhode Island and the Honorable Tom Davis discuss the reform of the 2002 Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and the pending Congressional Cybersecurity bills.
Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) has introduced the Strengthening Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure Act, which would allow the Administration to create a more robust set of regulations for the information systems that control our critical infrastructure.
Tom Trabucco, director of external affairs at the Thrift Investment Board, explains why the board opposes what one congressman is calling a socially responsible fund that he wants added to your Thrift Savings Plan.