Posts (Filtered by Cybersecurity)

Examining Physical Security and Cybersecurity at ...

U.S. seaports account for 23 million American jobs and $4.6 trillion dollars of economic activity, or 26% of the U.S. economy.  By 2030, America's trade volume is expected to quadruple. Keeping U.S. ...

October 30, 2017

Cybersecurity and Homeland Threats From Eastern ...

Please join the Council on Foreign Relations for a conversation with Chairman McCaul as he discusses his recent bipartisan congressional trip to Eastern Europe to examine cybersecurity issues, and ...

June 20, 2017

McCaul Statement on Cybersecurity Executive Order

Washington, D.C. - House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) issued the following statement on President Trump’s Executive Order “Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal ...

May 12, 2017

The Current State of DHS’ Efforts to Secure ...

This hearing will examine the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) current efforts in securing federal networks.  Members will hear from government witnesses regarding DHS’ programs that ...

March 28, 2017

A Borderless Battle: Defending Against Cyber ...

The purpose of this hearing is to discuss with cybersecurity experts the evolving cyber threat landscape and the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) civilian cyber defense mission. ...

March 22, 2017

H.R. 240, Leveraging Emerging Technologies Act of ...

A bill introduced by Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to engage with innovative and emerging technology developers and firms, including technology-based ...

March 2, 2017

H.R. 239, Support for Rapid Innovation Act of 2017

A bill introduced by Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Under Secretary for Science and Technology of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to ...

March 2, 2017

The War in Cyberspace: Why We Are Losing—and ...

Chairman Michael McCaul delivered a keynote speech at the 2017 RSA Conference entitled, "The War in Cyberspace: Why We Are Losing—and How to Fight Back." "Washington must accept a sobering ...

February 14, 2017

H.R. 612, United States-Israel Cybersecurity ...

A bill introduced by Rep. James Langevin (D-RI) establishes a grant program at the Department of Homeland Security to promote cooperative research and development between the United States and ...

January 31, 2017

H.R. 584, Cyber Preparedness Act of 2017

A bill introduced by Rep. Dan Donovan (R-NY) enhances preparedness and response capabilities for cyberattacks and bolsters the sharing of information related to cyber threats. Full text of the ...

January 31, 2017

McCaul Responds to Intelligence Community ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) released the following statement in response to the Intelligence Community’s assessment on Russian activities ...

January 6, 2017

McCaul & Whitehouse Press Conference on Cyber ...

Chairman McCaul and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse will unveil their recommendations to the 45th President for strengthening the nation’s cybersecurity efforts.

January 5, 2017

McCaul on Russian Interference in the ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) issued the following statement regarding Russia’s attempts to interfere in the U.S. presidential ...

December 12, 2016

State of Homeland Security Address

As the Obama Administration ends and a Trump Administration prepares to take office, Chairman Michael McCaul will deliver his annual “State of Homeland Security Address” on December 7 at The ...

December 7, 2016

H.R. 6381, DHS Reform and Improvement Act

A bill introduced by Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) includes provisions necessary to update, reform, and improve the operations of the Department of Homeland Security and its components to address the ...

November 30, 2016

McCaul: Bills Strengthen International ...

WASHINGTON D.C. – Cybersecurity is a top national security challenge and an issue that Congress continues to grapple with. Today, the House of Representatives passed two pieces of legislation to ...

November 29, 2016

McCaul Statement on Russian Government Attempts ...

Washington, D.C. - House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) today issued the following statement in response to the announcement by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence ...

October 7, 2016

House Passes Six Committee Bills to Protect the ...

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed six bills to improve various Department of Homeland Security (DHS) efforts to keep us safe. These bipartisan bills seek to provide ...

September 27, 2016

Committee Releases Updated Encryption Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, Michael McCaul today released an update to the committee’s report on encryption and its impact on law enforcement and ...

September 27, 2016

Markup: H.R. 5065, H.R. 5346, H.R. 5459, H.R. ...

H.R. 5065, Bottles and Breastfeeding Equipment Screening Act, introduced by Rep. Herrera Beutler (R-WA) H.R. 5346, Securing our Agriculture and Food Act, introduced by Rep. David Young ...

September 13, 2016

H.R. 5877, United States-Israel Advanced Research ...

A bill introduced by Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) to promote cooperative homeland security research and antiterrorism programs relating to cybersecurity, and for other purposes. Full text of the ...

September 9, 2016