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House Energy and Commerce Committee

WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 23: Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee speaks during the hearing with TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill on March 23, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Revamped privacy bill sails through House subcommittee

Even as the legislation advanced through a key subcommittee, members from both parties raised concerns with the measure, indicating that it faces an uncertain road toward passage…
WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 23: Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee speaks during the hearing with TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill on March 23, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Congress rails against UnitedHealth Group after ransomware attack

House lawmakers argue that growing consolidation in the health care sector has created vulnerabilities to cyberattacks.
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Chairman Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) listens during the confirmation hearing for William Burns, nominee for Director of the CIA, before the Senate Intelligence Committee February 24, 2021. (Photo by Tom Brenner-Pool/Getty Images)

Senator hammers Facebook, Instagram over COVID-19 misinformation

Sen. Mark Warner says he is particularly disturbed about how Instagram's algorithm appears to be promoting vaccine misinfo.
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Tim Rudolph, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center chief technology officer, moderates a panel discussion titled “It’s Raining Data Centers” at the MITRE Corporation complex in Bedford, Mass., in 2014. MITRE is under pressure from Congress to change the way it handles the CVE process. (U.S. Air Force / Jerry Saslav)

House panel rips CVE contracting and oversight policies

The industry-wide program for naming and documenting vulnerabilities suffers from fluctuating funding and insufficient oversight, according to a House panel.
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