Dutch Ruppersberger: Congressman proposes special hearings to ensure cybersecurity oversight, funding

Cybersecurity is not currently a line item in the federal budget but one congressman wants to make sure it still receives budgetary oversight.

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Federal cybersecurity has been a continuing area of attention from Congress. Now at least one member wants to make sure that cybersecurity funding gets the proper hearings and oversight. And he is proposing moving around the furniture inside the Homeland Security Department. Maryland Democrat Dutch Ruppersberger, a member of the House appropriations committee’s subcommittee on homeland security, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for the details.

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