Several key GOP members of Congress began to weigh in this weekend with strong disapproval over suggestions that Adm. Michael Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency and commander of U.S. Cyber Command, may be fired during the final weeks of the Obama administration.
The Department of Homeland Security’s deputy secretary said a bill that would help the private sector share information with the government is much-needed. Critics of the bill worry about citizens’ privacy.
National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers told lawmakers that NSA needs to be restructured to deal with an ever-changing threat landscape.
The House Intelligence Committee chairman says cyber attacks are becoming such a threat that political action will be needed soon.
House intelligence committee leaders unveiled a bipartisan cybersecurity bill Tuesday amid signs of broad agreement on long-sought legislation that would allow private companies to share with the government details of how they are hacked.