Jim Langevin

  • Cybersecurity concerns from Congress

    Three weeks ago, Melissa Hathaway announced plans to leave her job as the acting senior director for cybersecurity with the White House National Security Council. Her departure underscores the fact that President Obama has yet…

  • Bill would create White House cyber office

    Reps. Langevin and McCaul introduce legislation that takes into account many of the recommendations of the Commission on Cybersecurity for the 44th President. The White House cyber office would have full policy and budget authority over all civilian agencies.

  • Senate’s newest cyber bill on fast track to passage

    Senate leaders pledge to pass a comprehensive cybersecurity bill this year. Sen. Lieberman promises a hearing and markup of the legislation before the end of June. Industry experts are concerned over the role DHS will play in regulating critical infrastructure.

  • Board objects to proposed TSP fund

    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.

  • Bill would expand DHS cyber authority

    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.

  • FISMA Reform and the pending Cybersecurity Bills

    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.

  • Bill would create National Office of Cyberspace

    Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) has introduced the Executive Cyberspace Coordination Act.

  • Calls for Senate-confirmed cyber official revived

    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.

  • Langevin warns of cyber attacks on power grid

    Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) says that despite attempts to improve cybersecurity standards at power plants, there are still gaping holes.

  • Congressman pitches cybersecurity amendments to defense bill

    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.