A key lawmaker said he is readying fresh legislation to accelerate the cyber detection program.
House Oversight and Government Reform targeted OPM officials and contractors alike for their roles in the massive hack.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
The theft of information on federal employees from government systems should provide the Senate with the urgency to pass cybersecurity legislation, according to one of the bill's key House sponsors.
Appearing before a Senate committee was a peaceful affair for OPM Director Katherine Archuleta compared to the tongue-lashing she got in the House last week, but she still faced tough questions – and couldn't answer all of them.
In addition to demanding review of any change to the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority, legislators pushed for IT consolidation, improved communications and other reforms for DHS component agencies.
Sen. Charles Grassley and the Defense Department have traded letters over the alleged mistreatment of former Defense Information Systems Agency Comptroller Jimaye Sones.
A key House subcommittee with broad oversight of government management will be getting a new chairman.
The intelligence authorization bill would, the White House says, leave the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center with too broad a set of responsibilities and a dearth of resources.
The Congressional Research Service offers a detailed analysis of cybersecurity proposals being considered by lawmakers.
The fiscal 2016 DHS funding bill includes $1.638 billion for the National Protection and Programs Directorate, an increase of $135 million above fiscal 2015.
The formation of the coalition, a private sector-led group with tacit federal support, comes at a critical time for cybersecurity information-sharing legislation.