The House panel in charge of FirstNet oversight did a reality check on the project, with some lawmakers concerned about security and state participation in the nationwide public safety communications network.
Lawmakers are looking for details about warnings that the Education Department's systems are ripe for a devastating hack.
Five House Democrats are asking Obama to significantly increase funding for Wi-Fi access at national parks.
The chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee said Congress is lagging on issues such as encryption and securing energy grids from cyberattacks.
In the House, privacy hawks are making a bid to repeal recently passed cybersecurity legislation, but a similar effort doesn't seem to be building in the Senate.
Lawmakers on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee are asking leaders of major federal agencies to produce any evidence that they used the compromised Juniper products.
A proposed change to the Federal Acquisition Regulation would eliminate confidentialy agreements that could potentially stifle whistleblowers.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald touted IT achievements in 2015 and laid out 12 priorities for 2016 in an appearance before the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.
Lawmakers grilled officials on the slow pace of progress in setting up a system to gather details on foreign visitors when they leave the U.S.
Lawmakers plan legislation to create an encryption commission to make recommendations on how companies and law enforcement can work together.
A new nonpartisan Congressional Cybersecurity Lab at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars aims to teach congressional staffers about cybersecurity.
The NSA released a required report on surveillance transparency, but many questions remain unanswered about how the spy agency is querying vast troves of telephonic metadata.
Legislation to establish a commission on encryption and other security issues "is going to happen," said Col. Andrea Thompson, a national security adviser to the House Homeland Security Committee.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers are introducing legislation to repeal the Cyber Information Sharing Act of 2015, which hitched a ride on the omnibus bill at the end of 2015.
Despite the talent at NSA and U.S. Cyber Command, there is a mismatch between Chinese and U.S. investments in cyberspace, said House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry.
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