John Katko

(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

Lawmakers are questioning whether CISA is involved enough in responding to cyber incidents and overseeing the security of critical infrastructure sectors.

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GAO flags longstanding quality and organizational concerns with DHS OIG

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigieg, John Katko

Cybersecurity is one of those rare issues in Congress with bipartisan agreement

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

House bill looks to carry on solarium commission recommendations

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Christopher Krebs

Krebs: Shared services to help move federal civilian away from untenable cyber posture

The director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency released a new strategic intent plan that details the vision and objectives around…

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With bipartisan concern over DHS leadership changes, overseers urge Congress to focus on long game

Amid bipartisan concern for recent leadership changes at the Department of Homeland Security, oversight experts advise Congress to make structural changes…

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House bill would create panel of cyber experts to help DHS

In today’s Federal Newscast, bipartisan legislation in the House would create a panel of cyber professionals to advise the Department of Homeland Security.

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