Hearing

01.12.16

Wassenaar: Cybersecurity & Export Control

January 12, 2016 2:00 PM | 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

This joint hearing with the Subcommittee on Information Technology of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform will allow both government and industry witnesses to address the impact of the Wassenaar Arrangement which was recently amended to propose export controls for cybersecurity products. The implementation of this agreement would have significant influence on the way businesses and governments handle cyber tools while protecting consumer information.

Opening Statements

Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX), Homeland Subcommittee Chairman
Opening Statement

Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX), Oversight Subcommittee Chairman
Opening Statement

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), Chairman
Opening Statement

Live Stream

Witnesses

Ms. Ann K. Ganzer
Director of Conventional Arms Threat Reduction
Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation
U.S. Department of State

Mr. Vann H. Van Diepen
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary
Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation
U.S. Department of State
Witness Testimony

The Honorable Kevin J. Wolf
Assistant Secretary for Export Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce
Witness Testimony

Ms. Phyllis Schneck
Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications
National Protection and Programs Directorate
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Witness Testimony

Ms. Cheri Flynn McGuire
Vice President
Global Government Affairs and Cybersecurity Policy
Symantec
Witness Testimony

Mr. Iain Mulholland
Vice President
Engineering Trust and Assurance
VMware, Inc.
Witness Testimony

Ms. Cristin Flynn Goodwin
Assistant General Counsel
Cybersecurity
Microsoft Corporation
Witness Testimony

Mr. Dean C. Garfield
President and CEO
Information Technology Industry Council
Witness Testimony