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Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Trump, Senators Headed for Clash on Cyber Policy

Senators are barreling toward a clash with the Trump administration over how to deter and respond to cyberattacks.

The Senate is taking up annual defense policy legislation this week that would set a national policy for cybersecurity and cyber warfare, an effort the Trump administration has fought in the past, arguing it would infringe on the president’s authorities.

The Senate Armed Services Committee’s decision to include the provision in its version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) reflects frustration that has built up over the years as a result of what lawmakers see as a lack of urgency in the executive branch to set a comprehensive cyber strategy.

Read more at The Hill

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