Inside Cybersecurity

October 23, 2021

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House prepares to add amendment on CISA Director’s term and other cyber provisions to defense bill

By Charlie Mitchell / September 23, 2021

The House is moving toward passing its version of the annual national defense policy bill, with votes pending on three packages of en bloc amendments that contain proposals to set a five-year term for CISA Director, assess the impact of the Pentagon’s cyber certification program on small business, and other cybersecurity provisions.

The House approved the three en bloc packages by voice vote on Wednesday but recorded votes were demanded. The chamber is expected to vote on those and 14...


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