Lawmakers push to fill gaps in contractor cybersecurity after Navy hack

By Justin Doubleday / June 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM
House lawmakers are pushing the Defense Department to shore up its policies on contractor cybersecurity, as Congress weighs legislative options in the wake of a hack into a Navy contractor's sensitive undersea warfare data. The House Armed Services Committee received a members-only, classified briefing on the hack June 20, a day before questioning several DOD officials in an open hearing on the Pentagon's policies surrounding threats to its technology transfer. Lawmakers confirmed the hack, which The Washington Post reported was...

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