2017 Fed 100

Federal 100: Rep. Michael McCaul

Placeholder

Name: Rep. Michael McCaul
Agency/Company: U.S. House of Representatives

Cyber sentinel. The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee had a busy 2016. Frustrated by the multiple overlapping jurisdictions in Congress, McCaul pushed the case for increasing the authority of his committee over Department of Homeland Security programs. He also led the fight on Capitol Hill to rename and reorganize DHS’ National Protection and Programs Directorate into a more action-oriented agency focused on cybersecurity and critical infrastructure. Finally, he co-led a bipartisan group, convened by the Center for Strategic and International Studies, that produced an important set of cybersecurity recommendations for President Donald Trump.

Click here for the full list

About the Author

Connect with the FCW staff on Twitter @FCWnow.

Featured

  • CLOUD
    pentagon cloud

    Court orders temporary block on JEDI

    JEDI, the Defense Department’s multi-billion-dollar cloud procurement, is officially on hold, according to a federal court announcement Feb. 13.

  • Defense
    mock-up of the shore-based Aegis Combat Information Center

    Pentagon focuses on research, cyber in 2021 budget request

    The Defense Department wants to significantly increase funds for research, cyber, and cloud.

Stay Connected

FCW INSIDER

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.