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The Department of Homeland Security, the FBI, and the Director of National Intelligence briefed House members today on election security issues in closed session, with officials saying they were hoping to “enlist Congress' help” on raising awareness of election security threats.

May 25 should not mark a day of calamity for failing to comply with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, which would impose tough financial penalties in the interest of protecting the personal information of EU citizens held by companies throughout the world, according to lawyers tracking the regulation.

The Health Information Trust Alliance, or HITRUST, is unveiling its certification program for use of the National Institute of Standards and Technology's cybersecurity framework, a prelude to release -- possibly later this year -- of HITRUST's revised risk-management framework intended for use by all industry sectors.

Witnesses testifying before a House panel today will emphasize a distinction between “consumer-facing” and “industrial” devices in the Internet of Things, and recommend diverging approaches for legislation tackling the cybersecurity challenge presented by an increasingly connected internet ecosystem.