WASHINGTON, DC – JUNE 10: Jen Easterly (L), nominee to be the Director of the Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, and Chris Inglis, nominee to be the National Cyber Director, are sworn-in during their confirmation hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on June 10, 2021 in Washington, DC. These cybersecurity posts will have a focus on implementing a national cyber policy and defense against cyberattacks. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

Biden cyber nominees Easterly, Inglis describe ransomware as urgent national security threat

Americans got their closest look yet of how Chris Inglis and Jen Easterly would approach major cybersecurity issues.
National Defense University (NDU) Faculty walk out of Roosevelt Hall for the Graduation ceremony at Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington D.C., June 7, 2018. The NDU Class of 2018 consists of leaders from the U.S. military services, the Department of Defense, other federal government agencies, as well as from the foreign militaries of 66 allied and partner nations. (DoD Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. James K. McCann)

Senators urge against shuttering of Pentagon’s cyber college

"We fear that such an action sends the wrong message to our warfighters and to our adversaries," the senators wrote in a letter to DOD leadership.
Committee Chairman Sen. Rob Portman makes opening comments as U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Executive Assistant Commissioner for Operations Support Robert Perez testifies before the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee during a subcommittee hearing on U.S. strategy to combat illicit drugs in the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations titled‘ “Stopping the Shipment of Synthetic Opioids: Oversight of U.S. Strategy to Combat Illicit Drugs” in Washington, D.C., May 25, 2017. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Photo by Glenn Fawcett

The case for remote voting by Congress strengthens as more lawmakers quarantine

Independent resolutions in the House and Senate don't specify what technology might be used in each chamber, respectively.