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Sources: Senate panel still mulling way forward on DHS cyber agency bill

January 18, 2018 |
Charlie Mitchell
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Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Chairman Ron Johnson (R-WI) is sorting through options for moving a bill to create a cybersecurity agency at the Department to Homeland Security, according to sources, and the issue is likely to be discussed at a stakeholder forum next Wednesday on broader DHS reauthorization legislation.

The sources said options for moving the cyber bill, which would consolidate and elevate functions now performed by the DHS National Protection and Programs Directorate, include bringing it...

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