Guest Post on Cybersecurity Legislation from Chris Bronk

What follows is a guest post from Chris Bronk, Information Technology Policy Fellow at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. He’s a new member of USACM, but the post reflects only his thoughts on the Cybersecurity Act of 2012, and not necessarily those of USACM. Digesting the New Senate Cybersecurity Legislation by Chris Bronk […]

Has the Cybersecurity Logjam Broke?

Congress has been making noise about passing comprehensive cybersecurity legislation for most of the last two years, prompted in part by the Obama Administration’s cyberspace policy review in 2009. Nearly two years later, the Administration has released a legislative proposal in cybersecurity that may help push legislation further along. Depending on how you count, there […]

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of May 9

May 12 Hearing: The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee will hold a hearing on the economic impacts of cyber attacks (previously scheduled for late March). 10 a.m., 253 Russell Building

Sony-Prompted Hearing Features Testimony from USACM Chair

Prompted by the massive data breaches of Sony’s networks, the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade of the House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing May 3 on data theft and its effects on consumers. One of the witnesses was USACM Chair Eugene Spafford. The committee has a webpage on the hearing, which includes […]

USACM Chair to Testify on Data Breaches

Prompted by the recent data breaches of the PlayStation Network and the email marketing company Epsilon, the Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a hearing this Wednesday, May 4, on data breaches. They have invited USACM Chair Eugene Spafford to testify. His testimony will focus on the […]

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of May 2

May 3 Hearing: The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hold a hearing on updating the Presidential Records Act to better handle electronic records. 9:30 a.m., 2154 Rayburn Building May 4 Hearing: The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade of the House Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a hearing on the threat of […]