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USACM Outlines Limitations Of Computing For Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

USACM Outlines Limitations Of Computing For Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board

The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) is an independent federal agency established based on recommendations of the 9/11 Commission. It’s responsible...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of July 29
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of July 29

July 30 Markup: The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee will review pending legislation. Scheduled for consideration is a new cybersecurity bill...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of July 22
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of July 22

July 23 Hearing: The Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on cybersecurity and Asia. 2 p.m., 2172 Rayburn...

Presidential Commission on Election Administration Continues Listening Tour
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Presidential Commission on Election Administration Continues Listening Tour

The Presidential Commission on Election Administration, established by Executive Order earlier this year, has held two official meetings and been present at other...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of July 15
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of July 15

July 17 Hearing: The Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing on health information technology 10 a.m., 215 Dirksen Building Subcommittees of the House Homeland...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of July 8
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of July 8

July 9 Workshop: The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board will hold a public workshop on surveillance programs. Technology experts will be part of at least...

USACM Notes Technology In Letter to Voting Commission
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

USACM Notes Technology In Letter to Voting Commission

On Friday the Presidential Commission on Election Administration, established earlier this year by Executive Order, will hold its first public meeting in Washington...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of June 17
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of June 17

June 18 Hearing: The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee will hold a hearing on the nominee to head the Federal Communications Commission, Thomas...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of June 10
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of June 10

June 11 Hearing: The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on improving federal information technology practices. 10:30...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of June 3
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of June 3

June 4 Hearing: The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee will meet to hear testimony on the security of veterans’...

White House Open Data Executive Order Echoes USACM Recommendations
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

White House Open Data Executive Order Echoes USACM Recommendations

In early May the White House issued an Executive Order outlining a policy to make open and machine readable the ‘default’ for new and ‘modernized’ government information...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of May 20
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of May 20

May 21 Hearing: The House Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a hearing on cybersecurity with witnesses from intelligence and critical infrastructure backgrounds...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of May 6
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of May 6

May 8 Hearing: The Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism of the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on responses to cyberthreats. 9 a.m., 226 Dirksen Building...

USACM Encourages Flexibility In Proposed Cybersecurity Framework
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

USACM Encourages Flexibility In Proposed Cybersecurity Framework

As part of the President’s Executive Order on Cybersecurity, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is required to develop a Cybersecurity Framework...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of April 22
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of April 22

April 24 Hearing: The Subcommittee on Research of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee will hold a hearing on computing and ‘big data.’ 10 a.m., 2318...

House Intelligence Committee Tries Again With CISPA
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

House Intelligence Committee Tries Again With CISPA

On April 10 the House Intelligence Committee will review H.R. 624, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act. The Committee approved an almost identical...

President Establishes Voting Commission; Focus Will Include Voting Technology
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

President Establishes Voting Commission; Focus Will Include Voting Technology

As Renee mentioned, President Obama issued an Executive Order establishing the Presidential Commission on Election Administration. The Commission was a promise...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of March 18
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of March 18

March 19 Hearing: The Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on the Electronic...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of March 11
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of March 11

March 13 Hearing: The House Homeland Security Committee will hold a hearing on the Department of Homeland Security’s role in cybersecurity of critical infrastructure...

ACM Washington Update Is Back!
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

ACM Washington Update Is Back!

After a long hiatus, the ACM Washington Update – a newsletter of computing policy activity published by the ACM Public Policy Office – is back. Yesterday we published...
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