House Homeland Security Committee

TSA Administrator David Pekoske

TSA’s biggest challenge in two decades? Securing better pay for frontline workers, leaders say

Both Democrats and Republicans say they believe frontline officers at the Transportation Security Administration are underpaid. The House Homeland Security…

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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/John Bazemore)A Transportation Security Administration employee helps air travelers submit their bags for inspection at Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Is the General Schedule the best way to raise pay, morale for TSA workers?

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GAO flags longstanding quality and organizational concerns with DHS OIG

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Rep. John Katko (R-N.Y.)

Katko calls for $5B CISA budget to reflect its ‘quarterback’ status

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(AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021 file photo, the Microsoft company logo is displayed at their offices in Sydney. Microsoft and four big European Union news industry lobbying groups unveiled their plan Monday Feb. 22, 2021, to push for a system to make big tech platforms pay for news, raising the stakes in the brewing battle over whether Google and Facebook should pay for journalism. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)

CISA tells agencies to patch or unplug on-premise Microsoft email systems

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

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Can the SolarWinds incident spur more action, less talk about supply chain security?

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These 7 agencies will be looking for new CIOs next week

DHS has a new chief information security officer, while the State Department has a new chief data officer and HHS names the first chief artificial intelligence…

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Congressman looks to streamline the oversight of DHS

It’s a complaint that started about the day after formation of DHS: Too many congressional committees have sway over the agency’s plans, policies and budgets.

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)Donald Trump

Trump administration provides guidance for recent federal hiring EO

In today’s Federal Newscast, agencies have a little more guidance now on how they’re supposed to implement the president’s recent federal hiring executive order.

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