Monthly Archives: October 2011

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of October 31

UPDATE (November 2 added): November 2 Markup: The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee will review pending legislation. A bill on data security is scheduled for this session. 2:30 p.m., November 3 Hearing: The Research and Science Education Subcommittee of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee will hold a hearing on STEM (science, technology, [...]

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Computing Researchers Weigh in on Changes to Human Subjects Research Regulations

The Department of Heath and Human Services is planning to revise what it calls the Common Rule – the regulations overseeing federally funded research involving human subjects. These regulations were last updated in the early 1990s, so the proposed changes try to catch up with the advances in research and in computing since that time. [...]

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Hill Tech Happenings, Week of October 11

October 12 Hearing The Research and Science Education Subcommittee of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee will hold a hearing on education approaches in science, technology, engineering and mathematics subjects. 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn Building

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Growing Trust – Cybersecurity and the Internet and Information Innovation Sector

In August USACM submitted comments on the draft green paper “Cybersecurity, Innovation and the Internet Economy” issued by the Internet Policy Task Force of the Department of Commerce. This work by the Task Force is an important recognition of how cybersecurity and privacy can support each other as they help ensure that the online environment [...]

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Hill Tech Happenings, Week of October 3

October 4 The House Select Intelligence Committee will hold a hearing on cyber threats. 10 a.m., HVC-210, Capitol Visitor Center October 6 Hearing: The Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Security Technologies Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee will hold a hearing on cloud computing. 10 a.m., 311 Cannon Building

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