Sen. Ron Wyden wants the Trump administration to publicly state whether the FISA law applies to communications that are "entirely domestic."
A House committee is asking federal agencies to turn over any records related to their use of software from a company suspected of having ties to the Kremlin.
The Hacking for Defense initiative, which could be funded by the FY 18 defense bill, taps undergraduate teams to help solve DOD issues.
New legislation by Texas Rep. Will Hurd would require DHS to assess technology options and develop a comprehensive plan for the border wall.
Recently retired Census Director John Thompson raised concerns about the status and swelling cost of the decennial count and urged Congress to adequately fund the final preparations.
A physical wall isn't effective without integrated technology and agents who have access to real-time data.
The stand-alone bill is a backup plan in case key extensions are not included in the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act.
Five states have said they will use the nationwide broadband network for first responders, but costs still concern states weighing whether to join.
The DHS authorization bill making its way through the House would help the agency make more progress sorting out its acquisition processes, a Capitol Hill oversight committee official said.
Calling the government's human capital system "fundamentally broken," a new report calls for a federated system that focuses on staffing agencies to help them achieve their missions.
The ranking Democrat on the Senate on Homeland Security committee wants to see acquisition and decision documentation, alternatives for the beleaguered DHS immigration processing system dubbed ELIS.
The House overwhelmingly passed the 2018 defense bill after adding cyber provisions, including the requirement for the DOD to update its cyber strategy and definition of cyber deterrence.