The White House has announced an initiative that will make it mandatory for federal agencies to report compliance with cybersecurity regulations. This will be accomplished through a new software tool which will be released this month in a test version. The tool will collect information that is required under the Federal Information Security Management Act.
The House of Representatives voted 243-187 Thursday to approve the CHIPS and Science Act one day after the Senate passed the bipartisan legislation by a 64-33 vote. The $280 billion funding package will support domestic initiatives aimed at helping both the public and private sectors meet the chip shortage challenge and cut reliance on semiconductor
The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Michael Barr, a law professor and a former Department of Treasury official, to serve as vice chair of the Federal Reserve for supervision. President Joe Biden described the Senate vote an “important progress” for his plan to address inflation, the White House said Wednesday. The upper chamber on Wednesday approved
Arati Prabhakar, former director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and a previous Wash100 awardee, has been nominated by President Joe Biden to serve as head of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. If confirmed, Prabhakar will serve as Biden’s chief adviser for science and technology, a co-chair of the president’s