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Senate homeland panel approves bill granting CISA administrative subpoena power related to Internet Service Providers

By Charlie Mitchell / March 12, 2020

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee has approved measures handing CISA authority to issue administrative subpoenas to Internet Service Providers for contact information when threats are detected on their networks, and requiring the DHS cyber agency to establish coordinators in each of the 50 states.

“This is authority [Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Director] Chris Krebs came and asked us for,” Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson (R-WI) said of the subpoena power, calling it “incredibly important” that CISA...

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