Cybersecurity and Technology

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September 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act for FY22. The NDAA that passed the House includes a pay raise for servicemembers, significant improvements to our country’s cybersecurity, and investments in new partnerships with the private sector and academia, including HBCUs and Minority-Serving Institutions.

September 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after his six Amendments were included in the House’s National Defense Authorization Act for FY22. The House is expected to vote on the final bill tonight.

August 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Yesterday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles), sent a letter to Department of Justice National Security Division Acting Assistant Attorney General Mark J. Lesko requesting a classified briefing regarding the SolarWinds cyberattack. The Department of Justice revealed this week that 80% of Microsoft email accounts used by employees in four U.S. attorney offices were breached, and at least one employee’s email account was compromised in 27 offices. Rep.

June 17, 2021 Press Release

Bill Protects Americans’ Rights by Ending Warrantless Use of Cell Site Simulators to Track Mobile Phones; Allows Law Enforcement Use with a Warrant, Similar to Existing Wiretap Rules

June 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congressman Ken Calvert (R-CA) introduced the Space Infrastructure Act, which would direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to designate space systems, services, and technology as a sector of critical infrastructure. 

June 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON  - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles) introduced the Improving Contractor Cybersecurity Act, legislation that would amend the federal contracts title to require vendors that wish to do business with the United States Government to maintain vulnerability disclosure policies and programs.

June 1, 2021 In The News

As federal law enforcement agencies and some legislators continue to push for access to encrypted apps and devices, renewed efforts are underway to prevent states and municipalities from passing their own measures to hamper the design and sale of devices and software that provide strong encryption.

May 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congresswoman Nancy Mace (R-SC) reintroduced the Ensuring National Constitutional Rights for Your Private Telecommunications (ENCRYPT) Act. The bill, which was reintroduced with Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA) and Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-CA), would preempt state and local government encryption laws to ensure a uniform, national policy for the interstate issue of encryption technology.

Upon introduction, the Members released the following statements:

May 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) applauded the House passage of the State Department Authorization Act, which includes Rep. Lieu’s Hack Your State Department provision. Rep. Lieu introduced Hack Your State Department along with Reps. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA), Claudia Tenney (R-NY) and August Pfluger (R-TX). 

May 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) today praised the Biden administration’s creation of a new pilot program to “educate the public on the security capabilities of Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices” through a consumer product labeling system.

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