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Sunday, October 1st, 2023

House passes intelligence authorization bill

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed the Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA) for FY 2017 by a vote of 371-35. This year’s IAA focuses resources on ongoing threats of terrorism from groups like ISIS, while also prioritizing long-term threats. The legislation... Read More »

Subcommittee on Health examines HHS cybersecurity efforts

The House Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Wednesday examining cybersecurity efforts and responsibilities at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The hearing examined the HHS Data Protection Act, H.R. 5068, which amends the Public Health Service Act to establish the Office... Read More »

Payne, Jr. leads joint hearing on cybersecurity

U.S. Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. (D-NJ) led a joint hearing of the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications and the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity Infrastructure Protection and Security on Tuesday regarding potential cyber threats. “Our legacy response doctrine – from... Read More »

McCaul urges Senate to take action on TSA bills

House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) on Tuesday urged the United States Senate to take action on two bipartisan bills aimed at reducing wait times at the nation’s airports. The TSA PreCheck Expansion Act, H.R. 2343, was introduced by U.S. Rep. John Katko (R-NY) and passed... Read More »