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Science Chairman Smith examining policy fallout from Kaspersky affair

December 07, 2017 |
Charlie Mitchell
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House Science Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) -- who is seeking a detailed account of ongoing efforts to remove Kaspersky Lab cybersecurity products from federal systems -- believes his oversight will help ensure that suspect software is actually eliminated from government computers and also provide important guidance for future cyber policy development, according to an aide.

Smith in a Dec. 5 letter to the Department of Homeland Security sought updates on any federal agency failures to comply with DHS' September...


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