December 5, 2022
The Weekly Analysis
DHS cyber-agency bill may finally come to pass; will it make a difference?
The frenetic recent efforts by Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Chairman Ron Johnson (R-WI) to secure final passage of a long-stalled DHS reorganization measure may finally pay off -- prompting the next question: whether creation of a cyber agency at the Department of Homeland Security actually improves cybersecurity.
The bill was originally crafted by House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and passed that chamber last December. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act is intended to consolidate...