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28
February
2017

The Future of Counterterrorism: Addressing the Evolving Threat to Domestic Security

Multiple terrorist networks actively plot attacks against the United States, and American interests, or encourage adherents to conduct inspired attacks inside the U.S. homeland without specific direction. Though significant progress has been made in improving American counterterrorism efforts since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, challenges persist. Over the last several years, the Subcommittee on […]

2/28/17 10:00 am 2/28/17 10:00 am America/New_York The Future of Counterterrorism: Addressing the Evolving Threat to Domestic Security Multiple terrorist networks actively plot attacks against the United States, and American interests, or encourage adherents to conduct inspired attacks inside the U.S. homeland without specific direction. Though significant progress has been made in improving American counterterrorism efforts since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, challenges persist. Over the last several years, the Subcommittee on […] House Capitol Visitor Center (CVC) Room 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov
28
February
2017

The Future of FEMA: Recommendations of Former Administrators

This hearing is the second in a series of hearings that will provide recommendations to the next Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The Subcommittee will receive testimony from previous FEMA leadership regarding their experiences ensuring the United States is resilient in a post-9/11 and post-Hurricane Katrina environment. It will also provide a […]

2/28/17 2:00 pm 2/28/17 2:00 pm America/New_York The Future of FEMA: Recommendations of Former Administrators This hearing is the second in a series of hearings that will provide recommendations to the next Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The Subcommittee will receive testimony from previous FEMA leadership regarding their experiences ensuring the United States is resilient in a post-9/11 and post-Hurricane Katrina environment. It will also provide a […] House Capitol Visitor Center (CVC) Room 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov
08
March
2017

Markup of H.R. 876, H.R. 1238, H.R. 1249, H.R. 1252, H.R. 1258, H.R. 1282, H.R. 1294, H.R. 1297, H.R. 1302, H.R. 1309, H.R. 1353, H.R. 1365, H.R. 1370, H.R. 1372

H.R. 0876, Aviation Employee Screening and Security Enhancement Act of 2017, introduced by Rep. John Katko (R-NY) H.R. 1238, Securing our Agriculture and Food Act, introduced by Rep. David Young (R-IA) H.R. 1249, DHS Multiyear Acquisition Strategy Act of 2017, introduced by Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) H.R. 1252, DHS Acquisition Authorities Act of 2017, introduced […]

3/8/17 10:00 am 3/8/17 10:00 am America/New_York Markup of H.R. 876, H.R. 1238, H.R. 1249, H.R. 1252, H.R. 1258, H.R. 1282, H.R. 1294, H.R. 1297, H.R. 1302, H.R. 1309, H.R. 1353, H.R. 1365, H.R. 1370, H.R. 1372 H.R. 0876, Aviation Employee Screening and Security Enhancement Act of 2017, introduced by Rep. John Katko (R-NY) H.R. 1238, Securing our Agriculture and Food Act, introduced by Rep. David Young (R-IA) H.R. 1249, DHS Multiyear Acquisition Strategy Act of 2017, introduced by Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) H.R. 1252, DHS Acquisition Authorities Act of 2017, introduced […] House Capitol Visitor Center (CVC) Room 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov
09
March
2017

The Current State of DHS Private Sector Engagement for Cybersecurity

The purpose of this hearing is to hear from private sector stakeholders on the value and effectiveness of current engagement with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Private sector engagement is crucial to the DHS mission of enhancing the security, resilience, and reliability of the nation’s cyber and communications infrastructure. This hearing will allow for […]

3/9/17 10:00 am 3/9/17 10:00 am America/New_York The Current State of DHS Private Sector Engagement for Cybersecurity The purpose of this hearing is to hear from private sector stakeholders on the value and effectiveness of current engagement with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Private sector engagement is crucial to the DHS mission of enhancing the security, resilience, and reliability of the nation’s cyber and communications infrastructure. This hearing will allow for […] HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (CVC) ROOM 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov
16
March
2017

Immigration Benefits Vetting: Examining Critical Weaknesses in USCIS Systems

The purpose of the hearing is to examine challenges facing information technology (IT) systems used by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to adjudicate immigration benefits. Without effective IT systems to process applicants, immigrants could potentially receive immigration benefits or even be granted citizenship despite posing national security […]

3/16/17 9:30 am 3/16/17 9:30 am America/New_York Immigration Benefits Vetting: Examining Critical Weaknesses in USCIS Systems The purpose of the hearing is to examine challenges facing information technology (IT) systems used by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to adjudicate immigration benefits. Without effective IT systems to process applicants, immigrants could potentially receive immigration benefits or even be granted citizenship despite posing national security […] HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (HVC) ROOM 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov
22
March
2017

A Borderless Battle: Defending Against Cyber Threats

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. Cybersecurity is a complex and serious national and economic security issue that our country will have to take on over the decades to come. In 2015 Congress passed […]

3/22/17 10:00 am 3/22/17 10:00 am America/New_York A Borderless Battle: Defending Against Cyber Threats 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. Cybersecurity is a complex and serious national and economic security issue that our country will have to take on over the decades to come. In 2015 Congress passed […] HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (HVC) ROOM 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov
28
March
2017

The Current State of DHS’ Efforts to Secure Federal Networks

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 administer operational cyber capabilities across the federal government and assist federal agencies and departments in protecting their unclassified networks. The authorities for this DHS responsibility were updated in the Federal […]

3/28/17 10:00 am 3/28/17 10:00 am America/New_York The Current State of DHS’ Efforts to Secure Federal Networks 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 administer operational cyber capabilities across the federal government and assist federal agencies and departments in protecting their unclassified networks. The authorities for this DHS responsibility were updated in the Federal […] HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (HVC) ROOM 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov
29
March
2017

Terrorism in North Africa: An Examination of the Threat

The United States continues to face a dynamic threat from al-Qaeda and ISIS affiliates across the globe. This threat will only grow as ISIS loses territory in Iraq and Syria, and al-Qaeda fights to reclaim its status as the leader of the global Jihadi movement. In this context, North Africa has emerged as an important theatre in the war […]

3/29/17 10:00 am 3/29/17 10:00 am America/New_York Terrorism in North Africa: An Examination of the Threat The United States continues to face a dynamic threat from al-Qaeda and ISIS affiliates across the globe. This threat will only grow as ISIS loses territory in Iraq and Syria, and al-Qaeda fights to reclaim its status as the leader of the global Jihadi movement. In this context, North Africa has emerged as an important theatre in the war […] HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (HVC) ROOM 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov
29
March
2017

Threats to Space Assets and Implications for Homeland Security

The purpose of this joint hearing with the Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces is to discuss the critical role of space-based capabilities in emergency preparedness and response efforts and the threats to the space systems providing such capabilities.

3/29/17 2:00 pm 3/29/17 2:00 pm America/New_York Threats to Space Assets and Implications for Homeland Security The purpose of this joint hearing with the Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces is to discuss the critical role of space-based capabilities in emergency preparedness and response efforts and the threats to the space systems providing such capabilities. HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (HVC) ROOM 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov