Pending Legislation In U.S. Congress, Part I: FY 2021 NDAA and FISA Reauthorization

Normally, a FISA reauthorization would be considered must pass like an NDAA, but this year may be different.    As Congress returns from an eventful summer recess, it is possible technology focused and related legislation is passed or advances towards passage before the body leaves Washington in late September. However, it is just as likely, possibly … Continue reading Pending Legislation In U.S. Congress, Part I: FY 2021 NDAA and FISA Reauthorization

Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (30 July)

First things first, if you would like to receive my Technology Policy Update, email me. You can find some of these Updates from 2019 and 2020 here. Here are Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events. Coming Events On 30 July, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee’s Security Subcommittee will hold a hearing titled … Continue reading Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (30 July)

House Starts Consideration of Its NDAA

The House will consider scores of amendments to change US technology policy, including a number of implement the recommendations of a congressional cybersecurity panel. However, some may not be in the final NDAA. First things first, if you would like to receive my Technology Policy Update, email me. You can find some of these Updates … Continue reading House Starts Consideration of Its NDAA

Further Reading and Other Developments (17 July)

First things first, if you would like to receive my Technology Policy Update, email me. You can find some of these Updates from 2019 and 2020 here. Speaking of which, the Technology Policy Update is being published daily during the week, and here are the Other Developments and Further Reading from this week. Other Developments … Continue reading Further Reading and Other Developments (17 July)

National Cyber Director Hearing

The primary committee of jurisdiction over a bill to create a White House Cyber Director held a hearing on the ramifications of creating just such a position.   First things first, if you would like to receive my Technology Policy Update, email me. You can find some of these Updates from 2019 and 2020 here. … Continue reading National Cyber Director Hearing

Hearing On National Cyber Director Act To Be Held This Week

Members of a Congressional cybersecurity commission introduce legislation to establish a statutory cyber position in the White House after neither NDAA has this policy change. First things first, if you would like to receive my Technology Policy Update, email me. You can find some of these Updates from 2019 and 2020 here. This week, the … Continue reading Hearing On National Cyber Director Act To Be Held This Week

House Armed Services Begins Its Mark Up of NDAA; Senate Files Its NDAA

The House and Senate’s NDAAs are full of cyber-related language, including a number of CSC recommendations. First things first, if you would like to receive my Technology Policy Update, email me. You can find some of these Updates from 2019 and 2020 here. Two weeks after the Senate Armed Services Committees marked up its FY … Continue reading House Armed Services Begins Its Mark Up of NDAA; Senate Files Its NDAA

Senate Armed Services Marks Up FY 2021 NDAA

Per usual, the NDAA contains a number of technology related provisions, including a some of the CSC’s recommendations. The People’s Republic of China and the Russian Federation continue to receive attention. First things first, if you would like to receive my Technology Policy Update, email me. You can find some of these Updates from 2019 … Continue reading Senate Armed Services Marks Up FY 2021 NDAA

Congressional Cybersecurity Commission Releases Annex To Final Report

A Congressional cyber panel is adding four recommendations to its comprehensive March report.   First things first, if you would like to receive my Technology Policy Update, email me. You can find some of these Updates from 2019 and 2020 here. On 2 June, the Cyberspace Solarium Commission (CSC) released an annex to its final … Continue reading Congressional Cybersecurity Commission Releases Annex To Final Report