April 10, 2020
Cyber Congress: Analysis
China threat remains high priority as lawmakers scrutinize supply-chain risks, Pentagon budget
Countering cybersecurity threats from China remains a front-burner issue on Capitol Hill, with Senate hearings set for next week to examine supply-chain risks for 5G networks as well as intellectual property protections, while the armed services panels of both chambers are scrutinizing the Pentagon's budget on cyber offensive and defensive operations as lawmakers gear up for release of commission recommendations in March that could shape next year's defense authorization bill.
The House Armed Services Committee held a hearing Wednesday on...