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Chris Core, commentator
A Congressional subcommittee heard testimony from three cybersecurity experts Friday who said the Defense Department should share more information on cyber threats with private network operators. The hearing, which examined DoD's role in the nation's cyber defense, produced a consensus that the country needs to do more to protect itself from cyber threats, the subcommittee's chairman said.
Tags: DoD , DHS , cybersecurity , Center for Democracy and Technology , Institute for Information Infrastructure Protectio , Dartmouth College , North American Electric Reliability Corporation , Gregory Nojeim , Gerry Cauley , Shari Pfleeger , Jared Serbu , DoD Report
As Congress prepares to debate the budget for fiscal year 2012, Federal News Radio asks you for your predictions on how much spending will change from current levels.
Republican leaders in the House are calling for even deeper budgets cuts by putting forward a plan that cuts about $60 billion to hundreds of federal programs for the seven months remaining in the current fiscal year.
The International Cybercrime Reporting and Cooperation Act is coming back to the Hill.
Lawmakers are worried about a so-called Internet "kill switch" in a cyber bill.
On this week's show, host Mike Causey talks with the Federal Times about fast-changing federal issues including the continuing resolution, the FY 2012 budget and the pay freeze proposals on the Hill.
February 9, 2011
Congress must pass another funding measure to keep the government operating past March 4. House Republicans are calling for big cuts to current spending levels. This as President Obama gets set to release his 2012 budget request February 14. We get the latest from the Hill's Erik Wasson.