Cybersecurity and Technology

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November 20, 2018 In The News

In February, AEI hosted an event with Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA) and Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) to discuss their Cyber Shield Act (S. 2020 and H.R. 4163) and efforts to improve Internet of Things (IoT) cybersecurity.

October 25, 2018 In The News

On Wednesday, the New York Times reported that President Trump often uses an unmodified, personal iPhone to communicate with friends and confidants as well as two other iPhones that had been modified by the National Security Agency. According to anonymous White House officials interviewed by the Times, Trump has been repeatedly warned that the calls he makes on these devices are not secure and that “Chinese spies are often listening.”

October 25, 2018 In The News

Chinese and Russian spies are regularly eavesdropping on President Trump's cellphone calls, the New York Times reported on Wednesday.

October 11, 2018 Press Release

LOS ANGELES -  Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles) issued the following statement after President Trump signed into law the Music Modernization Act (MMA), which Rep. Lieu helped introduce in the House.

September 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed the Hack Your State Department Act, which he introduced with Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL) in March. The bill will strengthen cyber defenses for the State Department by tapping ethical hackers to identify vulnerabilities in State Department’s networks and data systems.

September 17, 2018 In The News

Lawmakers last week moved closer to mandating that the Department of Homeland Security start a bug bounty program that will pay computer security researchers to spot weaknesses in DHS’s computer networks. That requirement would bring the department in line with other U.S. agencies with similar cybersecurity programs.

September 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congressman Ken Calvert (R-CA) announced the creation of the California Aerospace Caucus. The Caucus will provide educational opportunities and information on matters affecting the aerospace industry and the implications for California’s economy.  The caucus will promote outreach to the aerospace community, local stakeholders and constituents and work on legislative actions that support California’s aerospace industry and workers.

September 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles) and Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY) introduced the bipartisan U.S.-Israel Directed Energy Cooperation Act. The legislation authorizes the Department of Defense to carry out bilateral cooperation with Israel to develop directed energy capabilities that address threats to both nations.

Upon introduction, Rep. Lieu said:

July 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the Department of Justice announced the indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officers for conspiring to interfere with the 2016 election. President Trump is due to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday.

June 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Congressmen Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Will Hurd (R-TX) sent a letter to the Chief Administrative Officer in the U.S. House of Representative urging him to implement multi-factor authentication (MFA) across House networks and platforms. MFA improves information security and can help reduce the House’s susceptibility to cyberattacks.

In the letter, the Members write: