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Congress returns, but the real cybersecurity action is taking place off the Hill

April 24, 2017

Lawmakers return to Capitol Hill this week with a few cybersecurity items on the agenda for the upcoming legislative work period, while the most significant efforts in the coming months may be taking place at the White House and at the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s campus in suburban Maryland.

“On the congressional front, we expect a lot of activity and discussion, but it’s not clear that will result in any legislation in the short term,” said Robert Mayer, vice president for industry and state affairs at the United States Telecom Association.

Lawmakers return to Capitol Hill this week with a few cybersecurity items on the agenda for the upcoming legislative work period, while the most significant efforts in the coming months may be taking place at the White House and at the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s campus in suburban Maryland.

“On the congressional front, we expect a lot of activity and discussion, but it’s not clear that will result in any legislation in the short term,” said Robert Mayer, vice president for industry and state affairs at the United States Telecom Association….SOURCE

| Washington Examiner