FILE - In this June 7, 2012 file photo, House Science Committee Chairman Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. He is one of four veteran Texas Republicans who are quitting Congress, meaning their state will be trading House seniority for newcomers who may be even more conservative.(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Congressman threatens to subpoena DHS over Kaspersky questions

In today’s Federal Newscast, Representative Lamar Smith is not satisfied with the answers he received from the Homeland Security Department on how they…

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Did agencies suffer a data breach by using Kaspersky? DHS says no ‘conclusive’ evidence, yet

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House lawmaker probes OPM on foreign nationals’ involvement in cyber

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‘Major’ cyber breach of 44,000 FDIC customers triggered by former employee’s mistake

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House GOP subpoenas former CTO Todd Park over HealthCare.gov

Citing cybersecurity concerns, House Science Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) is compelling Park to testify about his role in the development of…

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House committee takes third whack at cyber enhancement bill

The House Science, Space and Technology Committee approved two cybersecurity bills this week. Both bills were approved by the House last term, but never…

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House Republicans blast OIRA over late regulations report

The chairmen of the House Oversight and Judiciary committees have written to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) demanding to know why the public release of a report on upcoming federal regulations is behind schedule. In a letter to the agency, Reps. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and Lamar Smith (R-Texas), the chairmen of the Oversight and Government Reform and Judiciary committees, respectively, say OIRA has not been forthcoming about the expected publication date of a report that…

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