February 4, 2023

Pipelines Face Cyber Reporting Mandate

The Dept. of Homeland Security looks to change the government’s current system of voluntary cyberattack reporting from private businesses for pipeline companies, requiring them to report cyberattacks to the federal government following a ransomware attack that paralyzed operations at one of America’s most important pipelines.

Who Should Take Your Temperature at the Airport?

Airlines want government agencies to take on the responsibility for monitoring passengers’ health at the airport, before they board a plane. It is unclear, if the US government did monitor, would the program fall under Transportation or Homeland Security? And what would the mask policy be?

DHS Issues Alert on Chinese Drones

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The Department of Homeland Security issued an alert on Chinese drones, which could pose security risks, including data theft. Most drones purchased in the US are manufactured in China.

Hoyer Urges ‘Clean Bill’ from GOP to Fund DHS

Hoyer calls on all Republicans to unite on a straight forward bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security. Some Republicans have tied the funding bill to a referendum on Obama’s immigration policies.