Monthly Archives: February 2012

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 [...]

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Hill Tech Happenings, Week of February 27

February 29 Hearing: The Investigations and Oversight Subcommittee of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee will hold a hearing on cybersecurity at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 2 p.m., 2318 Rayburn Building

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Hill Tech Happenings, Week of February 13

February 16 Hearing: The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on the Cybersecurity and Internet Freedom Act of 2012. 2:30 p.m., 342 Dirksen Building February 17 Hearing: The House Science, Space and Technology Committee will hold a hearing on science research and development funding for fiscal year 2013. 9:30 a.m., [...]

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House Takes Another Crack at Updating NITRD

Yesterday the House Science, Space and Technology Committee approved legislation updating the High Performance Computing Act of 1991. That law, among other things, established the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development program (NITRD). NITRD was established to coordinate federal research and development in computing, and as computing knowledge and technology change, the law should [...]

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Hill Tech Happenings, Week of February 6

February 7 Markup: The House Science, Space and Technology Committee will review pending legislation, including a bill to amend the High Performance Computing Act of 1991. 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn Building February 8 Hearing: The Communications and Technology Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a hearing on the cybersecurity of communications [...]

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