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October 12, 2017 In The News

One of President Trump’s advisers on Thursday acknowledged that the administration has been slow to permanently fill top information technology roles in the federal government.

October 12, 2017 In The News

Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, is working on the text of his bill to create the Cyber National Guard, a scholarship program that will help train students for cybersecurity jobs in the Federal government.

October 12, 2017 In The News

Congressman Will Hurd has introduced two amendments to the Border Security for America Act that would use cutting edge technology instead of a large wall to secure the U.S/Mexico border.

Earlier this year, Hurd brought up an idea for something he calls a “SMART” wall. It uses a series of cameras, drones and other tech to monitor activity along the border.

October 12, 2017 In The News

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) on Thursday said he is unimpressed with the Department of Justice's rebranding of the encryption debate as a matter of "responsible encryption."

"You can call it whatever you want, but make sure you have strong encryption," he said at "The Cyber Frontier," a series of talks put on in Washington by The Atlantic magazine. 

October 12, 2017 In The News

Days after a Justice Department leader called for “responsible encryption” that allows law enforcement to access suspects’ encrypted data, one of Congress’ cybersecurity leaders slammed the idea.

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October 12, 2017 In The News

White House advisor Chris Liddell acknowledged that the federal government may be moving too slowly in filling permanent CIO positions throughout departments and agencies.

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October 12, 2017 In The News

 In the widening congressional investigation into Russian meddling in American elections, U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro said he believes the House Intelligence Committee should interview Facebook employees embedded last year in the San Antonio-based digital operation of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.

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October 11, 2017 In The News

Will we soon see a wall? The House Homeland Security Committee recently passed widespread border security legislation that would outline a U.S. plan to protect U.S. borders. Only Republicans voted for the legislation, but not all conservatives are on the same page when it comes to border security. Rep.

October 11, 2017 In The News

There's lots going on in Washington, and Congressman Will Hurd took a few minutes to explain his view on some of the issues.

October 11, 2017 In The News

Congressman Will Hurd represents Texas’ 23rd district, one of the largest congressional districts in the country spanning over 800 miles of the border. He joins the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss cybersecurity, his work on counterterrorism in special operations overseas, and the current issues surrounding race in our culture.

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