May 2017

REP. LIEU STATEMENT ON PASSAGE OF MODERNIZING GOVERNMENT TECHNOLOGY ACT OF 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed the Modernizing Government Technology Act, legislation Mr. Lieu cosponsored that the Obama White House previously outlined as one component of the Cybersecurity National Action Plan.  

SC Magazine: Mueller as special prosecutor in Trump-Russia probe draws praise, criticism

The Justice Department decision to name former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel for the investigation into possible collusion between members of the Trump administration and Russia, as well as the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, was widely applauded by lawmakers and officials with a few exceptions, most notably Donald Trump, who tweeted his displeasure Thursday after being kept in the dark until less than an hour before the Justice Department announ

Law Fare Blog: PATCH: Debating Codification of the VEP

Today a bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced in both the House and Senate a bill that would formalize the Vulnerability Equities Process (VEP) into law. The proposed legislation, the Protecting our Ability To Counter Hacking (PATCH) Act, is sponsored by Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), and Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) (all members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation) and Representatives Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) and Blake Farenthold (R-Texas).

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