GovernmentCIO: FBI, ICE Want More Cyber Authority from Congress

“The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) continues to call for mandatory cyber incident reporting, which has garnered Congressional support. The House Homeland Security Committee introduced an amendment to the Homeland Security Act of 2002 that installs a Cyber Incident Review Office within CISA.

But now the FBI wants in on the access to cyber incident data…”

“’I know there are several cyber-reporting bills currently being considered, and I can’t stress enough the importance of the FBI receiving full and immediate access to cyber incidents so we can act on them as soon as possible and in unison with our federal partners at CISA,’ [FBI Cyber Division Director Bryan Vorndran] said during the hearing. ‘The faster we get this information, the faster we can deploy a local cyber threat expert to a victim’s door, track, freeze and seize funds taken, and ultimately hold cyber criminals accountable.’…”

“ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) unit leads many DHS efforts to combat cyber crime, such as vaccine fraud, and receives support from the Criminal Investigation and Network Analysis Center (CINA), a DHS Science & Technology Directorate Center of Excellence, to scour the dark web for cyber criminals and ransomware gangs.

Expanding ICE’s authority in this area to investigate money laundering associated with ransomware could help law enforcement catch cyber criminals faster, DHS argued in its prepared testimony to the House Homeland Security Committee…” Read the full article here.

Source: FBI, ICE Want More Cyber Authority from Congress – By Kate Macri, November 19, 2021. GovernmentCIO.


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