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Joseph Marks covers cybersecurity for Nextgov. He previously covered cybersecurity for Politico, intellectual property for Bloomberg BNA and federal litigation for Law360. He covered government technology for Nextgov during an earlier stint at the publication and began his career at Midwestern newspapers covering everything under the sun. He holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Wisconsin in Madison and a master’s in international affairs from Georgetown University.

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House Intelligence Chairman Opposes Special Election Hacking Probe

December 12, 2016 There’s no value in launching a special inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., said Monday, pushing up a possible barrier to a broad congressional review. Numerous Republican and Democratic lawmakers have urged a full congressional inquiry in recent days into the...

Trump’s Latest Landing Teams Include Two Cyber Experts

December 12, 2016 President-elect Donald Trump released names of about three dozen additional agency landing team members Friday who will pave the way for Trump appointees at federal agencies, including at least two more with extensive cybersecurity backgrounds. Bradley Buswell, a former Homeland Security Department deputy undersecretary for science and technology, will be...

Obama Launches Review of Russian Election Hacking

December 9, 2016 President Barack Obama ordered the intelligence community this week to draft a report on cyberattacks that plagued the 2016 election and to deliver it before he leaves office, Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz said Friday. The review will also examine hacking of the Obama and John McCain campaigns during the...

US-China Cyber Dialogue to Continue Under Trump

December 9, 2016 A U.S.-China dialogue focused on combating cyber crime will continue during the Trump administration, the Justice and Homeland Security departments announced Thursday. The dialogue was announced in 2015 as part of a broad commitment against commercial hacking by President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping, which, according to the...

Bill to Elevate CYBERCOM Heads to Obama’s Desk

December 8, 2016 A major defense policy bill that elevates U.S. Cyber Command to a full combatant command is on its way to President Barack Obama’s desk after the Senate voted overwhelmingly for passage Thursday. The move will raise the profile of CYBERCOM as lawmakers urge the Pentagon to play a more active...

Justice Department to Propose ‘Legislative Fix’ to Warrants for Data Stored Abroad

December 8, 2016 The Justice Department plans to propose a “legislative fix” to guarantee U.S. judges can issue warrants for digital data stored abroad, Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell said Thursday. The department has long argued the Stored Communications Act allows law enforcement to seek warrants from U.S. judges for customer data stored...

Trump May Be on Collision Course with Congress over Russian Hacking

December 8, 2016 National security leaders in Congress could be headed for conflict with President-elect Donald Trump when it comes to Russian hacking. Republican and Democratic lawmakers called for consequences for Russia’s hacking of Democratic political officials and probing of state election sites Wednesday. In a Time magazine interview unveiled the same day,...

Trump May Be on Collision Course with Congress over Russian Hacking

December 7, 2016 National security leaders in Congress could be headed for conflict with President-elect Donald Trump when it comes to Russian hacking. Republican and Democratic lawmakers called for consequences for Russia’s hacking of Democratic political officials and probing of state election sites Wednesday. In a Time magazine interview unveiled the same day,...

Top Dems Seek Full Congress Briefing on Russian Election Hacks

December 6, 2016 Obama administration intelligence officials should give a classified briefing to all members of Congress on Russian efforts to meddle in the 2016 presidential election, the House’s top national security Democrats said Tuesday in a letter to President Barack Obama. The rare full congressional briefing is necessary because of the threat...

Commerce Secretary to Industry: Don’t Let Cyber Report Collect Dust

December 6, 2016 Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker threw her voice Tuesday behind efforts to ensure a slate of cybersecurity proposals released this month lasts beyond the end of the Obama administration. Pritzker called on industry representatives to “ensure these recommendations are not just considered but that they are enacted and implemented” and to...

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