Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

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.
Faculty from the Ford School and around the University of Michigan joined an expert roundtable with Senator Gary Peters (D-MI) on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at Joan and Sanford Weill Hall. Senator Peters called on faculty to provide insight into some of the rapidly-moving emerging technologies that intersect with the policy issues facing the Senate committees he sits on, including Armed Services and Commerce, Science & Transportation. Learn more: This photo is available for free under the Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivatives 4.0 International license. Mandatory photo credit may be attributed to: Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan.

Senate bill wants agencies to bolster cybersecurity by sharing their talent

Demand for cybersecurity talent has made federal agencies not only competitors with the private sector but also with each other. Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., wants to ensure…