US House creates cybersecurity subcommittee

US House creates cybersecurity subcommittee

The U.S. House Homeland Security Committee has created a congressional subcommittee focused on cybersecurity, an action that prompted cheers from...

March 4th, 2003 Grant Gross

White House cybersecurity czar to retire

White House cybersecurity czar to retire

Richard Clarke, the nation's first counterterrorism coordinator and de facto cybersecurity czar, plans to retire next month when the final...

January 26th, 2003 Dan Verton

New homeland agency could spend $2.1B on IT

New homeland agency could spend $2.1B on IT

The new U.S. Department of Homeland Security is expected to increase government IT spending and provide some liability protections for...

November 30th, 2002 No Author

U.S. IT pros may face background checks

U.S. IT pros may face background checks

The George W. Bush administration plans to convene a panel of government and private-sector labour and legal experts to develop...

August 31st, 2002 Dan Verton

Congress unlikely to vote on tech-related bills

Congress unlikely to vote on tech-related bills

Despite the fact that a number of technology-related legislative proposals are kicking around Congress, a pair of lawmakers expressed doubt...

June 24th, 2002 Cara Garretson