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WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 27: Committee ranking member Rep. James Comer (R-KY) attends a House Oversight Committee hearing titled Examining the Practices and Profits of Gun Manufacturers in the Rayburn House Office Building. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images).

GOP House committee leaders probe ‘conflicting definitions’ in NIST AI framework and AI ‘Bill of Rights’

A House Science Committee spokesperson says lawmakers' concerns center on varying definitions of the technology included in the two documents.
WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 28: U.S. President Joe Biden gestures as he gives remarks on providing additional support to Ukraine’s war efforts against Russia from the Roosevelt Room of the White House on April 28, 2022 in Washington, DC. Alongside a new supplemental aid request to the U.S. Congress, President Biden proposed turning assets from Russian oligarchs seized through sanctions into funding to rebuild Ukraine. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

WH announces new members of National Quantum Advisory Committee

The committee was first established by executive order in August 2019 and subsequently enhanced by another executive order in May 2022.
WASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 08: Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) speaks on his phone as he walks through the Senate Subway during a vote in the U.S. Capitol on September 08, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images).

Quantum cybersecurity legislation passes Senate

The legislation is co-sponsored by Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Maggie Hassan, D-N.H.
WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 30: Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Shalanda Young testifies before the Senate Budget Committee. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

Trade group calls on White House to clarify cybersecurity self-attestation proposals for software providers

The Information Technology Industry Council says its members need further details on the scope of new requirements that would require software vendors working with federal agencies to…
FORT WORTH, TX – FEBRUARY 16: Pike Electric service trucks line up after a snow storm on February 16, 2021 in Fort Worth, Texas. Winter storm Uri has brought historic cold weather and power outages to the state. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)

Biden administration seeks more power outage data from utility companies

The White House and DOE want more utilites to sign up to the Outage Data Initiative Nationwide reporting regime.
WASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 30: U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the federal government’s response to Hurricane Ian in the Roosevelt Room at the White House on September 30, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

White House gives federal agencies May 2023 deadline to provide list of quantum-vulnerable cryptographic systems

Under new guidance, government departments will have to provide an annual inventory of algorithms that could be cracked by quantum computers.
Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Technology Anne Neuberger answers reporters’ questions during the daily news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on September 02, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Biden administration cyber apprenticeship sprint creates 194 new programs

42% of cyber apprentices hired through the recruitment push are people of color.