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Jurisdictional issues help keep cyber legislation in the slow lane

April 17, 2017 |
Charlie Mitchell
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Two pieces of cyber legislation – on securing the Department of Homeland Security's role and a proposal for auditing federal systems – are facing jurisdictional challenges on Capitol Hill, while the wait continues for President Trump's executive order on cybersecurity.

Jurisdictional issues have long been a bugaboo of cyber policymaking in Congress. Sometimes the competition between and among committees has served to halt ill-considered proposals before they get too far along in the process. And sometimes those tensions have prevented...


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