Tag Archives: Military technology

NIST Issues Final Cybersecurity Framework; March SEC Roundtable to Discuss Public Sector Cybersecurity Challenges; DHS Issues Updated NIPP

Legislative Branch Activity Upcoming Hearings: Tuesday, February 25: The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee will hold a hearing titled “Reauthorizing TRIA (Terrorism Risk Insurance Act): The State of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Market, Part II.” Thursday, February 27: The Senate Armed Services Committee will hold a hearing to examine the U.S. Strategic Command and … Continue Reading

Senators Call Hearings as a Result of Target Breach; NIST To Unveil Cybersecurity Framework; Congress Passes National Defense Authorization Act

Legislative Branch Activity Data Security Hearing After hackers were able to access the credit and debit card data of nearly 40 million Target customers last month, Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Mark Warner (D-VA) sent a letter to the leaders of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee calling for Congressional … Continue Reading

Mark Up Underway on Pentagon Budget; New Cyber Rules on Military Counter of Direct Cyber Attacks; New Proposal on Contractor Executive Compensation Cap

Executive and Legislative Branch Activity Pentagon Budget This Wednesday, June 5, the House Armed Services Committee will mark up its version of the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 1960). That same day, the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee will also mark up, in a closed session, a spending bill for the Department of Defense (DOD). It … Continue Reading