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CISA cyber incident reporting requirements trip on defense bill finish line

Cyber incident reporting requirements for critical infrastructure companies and other federal cybersecurity provisions were left out of this year’s NDAA.

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Defense bill set to deal civilian cyber agency a big power boost

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(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)The bronze Statue of Freedom, by Thomas Crawford, is the crowning feature of the dome of the U.S. Capitol, shown ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

TSP changes, retirement help for former seasonal feds and other bills to watch

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(AP Photo/Chris Carlson)Tanker trucks are parked near the entrance of Colonial Pipeline Company Wednesday, May 12, 2021, in Charlotte, N.C.  The operator of the nation’s largest fuel pipeline has confirmed it paid $4.4 million to a gang of hackers who broke into its computer systems. That's according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. Colonial Pipeline’s CEO Joseph Blount told the Journal that he authorized the payment after the ransomware attack because the company didn’t know the extent of the damage.   (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

CISA under pressure to put more teeth in cyber requirements following Colonial Pipeline attack

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(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)In this Monday, June 27, 2016, photo, a passenger passes by a sign for the Transportation Security Administration's TSA Precheck line in Terminal A at Logan Airport in Boston. By air or car, summer 2017 travel numbers are expected to rise over the previous year thanks to deals on airfares and stable gasoline prices. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Biden administration orders TSA to expand union rights, explore pay reform for screeners

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GAO flags longstanding quality and organizational concerns with DHS OIG

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Lawmakers concerned CISA lacks ‘centralized visibility’ to hunt agency cyber threats

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(Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times via AP, Pool)FILE - In this July 22, 2020, file photo Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, listens during a House Committee on Homeland Security meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Thompson, 72, came to Congress in 1993. When he gaveled open the Democratic National Convention this month, he was the first from his state to serve as chairman. He told his colleagues he is passing down to his grandson the same instructions he was given as a teen learning how to drive 50 years ago. (Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times via AP, Pool, File)

Rep. Bennie Thompson’s account of Capitol Hill storming and what’s next

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Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad Wolf appears during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing to examine Department of Homeland Security personnel deployments to recent protests on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Washington. (Toni Sandys/The Washington Post via AP, Pool)

Homeland Security IG swims away from this bait

IG Cuffari declines to get in the middle of a political fight between Congress and DHS leadership

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GSA puts out guide for navigating new rules banning Chinese telecoms equipment

In today’s Federal Newscast, the General Services Administration publishes a colorful guide to a complicated issue — the ban on Chinese telecommunications…

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As coronavirus cases spike, lawmakers want to know how DHS is keeping employees safe

In today’s Federal Newscast, Homeland Security Committee chairman Bennie Thompson wants to know what DHS is doing to keep employees safe.

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