The Cyberspace Solarium Commission has successfully lobbied the House to include nearly two dozen of its recommendations in the latest defense authorization bill. They’re now working to convince the Senate to adopt ideas like a new White House Cyber Director while also pushing the federal government and its allies to produce quicker attribution and joint sanctions for malicious cyberattacks.
During a House Armed Services Subcommittee on Intelligence and Emerging Threats hearing, ranking member Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) said at least 22 of the more than 50 legislative proposals from the report were included in the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act passed by the House.
Those provisions must still survive a conference with the Senate and a potential veto from the White House, which has already stated its opposition to numerous provisions in the House and Senate versions.
In his opening statement, Subcommittee Chairman Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) outlined goals […]