Monthly Archives: April 2012

The House Will Engage With Cybersecurity Legislation This Week

While Congress has tried to pass major cybersecurity legislation for the last few years, this week marks what could be a major step forward in finally getting a bill to the President’s desk. The House leadership has scheduled four cybersecurity bills for votes on Thursday and Friday of this week. The bills up for consideration [...]

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Hill Tech Happenings, Week of April 23

April 26 – Edited to note that the E-Verify hearing has been postponed. April 24 – Edited to add E-Verify hearing for April 27. The House is expected to consider four cybersecurity bills on Thursday and Friday, April 26 and 27. April 24 Hearing: The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee will hold a hearing [...]

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Hill Tech Happenings, Week of April 16

April 17 – Edited to add House Homeland Security markup on April 18 April 18 Markup: The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will review a bill to update the Federal Information Security Management Act. 10 a.m., 2154 Rayburn Building The House Homeland Security Committee will review a bill on information sharing related to cybersecurity. [...]

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USACM Offers Recommendations On Data Privacy Codes of Conduct

Part of the Obama Administration’s proposed online privacy initiative involves consumer data privacy codes of conduct. These codes would be developed through a multi-stakeholder process, and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is responsible for convening those processes. To that end, NTIA released a request for comment in early March (the deadline was extended [...]

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