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06
September
2017

POSTPONED — The Future of FEMA: The Administrator’s Perspective

Due to the continuing response to Hurricane Harvey, the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications hearing entitled “The Future of FEMA: The Administrator’s Perspective,” scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, HAS BEEN POSTPONED to a date and time to be announced.     This hearing is the third in the Subcommittee’s […]

9/6/17 10:00 am 9/6/17 10:00 am America/New_York POSTPONED — The Future of FEMA: The Administrator’s Perspective Due to the continuing response to Hurricane Harvey, the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications hearing entitled “The Future of FEMA: The Administrator’s Perspective,” scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, HAS BEEN POSTPONED to a date and time to be announced.     This hearing is the third in the Subcommittee’s […] HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (HVC) ROOM 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov
07
September
2017

Markup of H.R. 2142, H.R. 3101, H.R. 3551, and H.R. 3669

H.R. 2142, the International Narcotics Trafficking Emergency Response by Detecting Incoming Contraband with Technology (INTERDICT) Act, introduced by Rep. Niki Tsongas to (D-MA) and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) H.R. 3101, the Strengthening Cybersecurity Information Sharing and Coordination in Our Ports Act of 2017, introduced by Rep. Norma Torres (D-CA) H.R. 3551, to amend the Security and Accountability […]

9/7/17 10:00 am 9/7/17 10:00 am America/New_York Markup of H.R. 2142, H.R. 3101, H.R. 3551, and H.R. 3669 H.R. 2142, the International Narcotics Trafficking Emergency Response by Detecting Incoming Contraband with Technology (INTERDICT) Act, introduced by Rep. Niki Tsongas to (D-MA) and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) H.R. 3101, the Strengthening Cybersecurity Information Sharing and Coordination in Our Ports Act of 2017, introduced by Rep. Norma Torres (D-CA) H.R. 3551, to amend the Security and Accountability […] HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (HVC) ROOM 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov
07
September
2017

Challenges of Recruiting and Retaining a Cybersecurity Workforce

The purpose of this hearing is to provide members the opportunity to hear from witnesses who have studied the issues of cybersecurity workforce recruitment and retention, as well as those who have had instituted successful recruitment and retention programs for their own workforce.

9/7/17 2:00 pm 9/7/17 2:00 pm America/New_York Challenges of Recruiting and Retaining a Cybersecurity Workforce The purpose of this hearing is to provide members the opportunity to hear from witnesses who have studied the issues of cybersecurity workforce recruitment and retention, as well as those who have had instituted successful recruitment and retention programs for their own workforce. HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (HVC) ROOM 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov
08
September
2017

9/11 to ISIS and Beyond: The Future of Terrorism (And What We Can Do About It)

The military defeat of the Islamic State appears imminent. But just as five years after the death of Osama bin Laden, al Qaeda remains a threat, it is far from clear that this victory over ISIS will prove any more lasting. Sixteen years after the 9/11 attacks the threat from terrorism has not diminished, and […]

9/8/17 9:00 am 9/8/17 9:00 am America/New_York 9/11 to ISIS and Beyond: The Future of Terrorism (And What We Can Do About It) The military defeat of the Islamic State appears imminent. But just as five years after the death of Osama bin Laden, al Qaeda remains a threat, it is far from clear that this victory over ISIS will prove any more lasting. Sixteen years after the 9/11 attacks the threat from terrorism has not diminished, and […] Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square, 806 15th St NW, Washington, DC, 20005 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov
12
September
2017

POSTPONED: World Wide Threats: Keeping America Secure in the New Age of Terror

This hearing will examine current threats to America including: Islamist terrorism, domestic terrorism, cyberattacks, aviation security and border security. Members will review work by the federal government to counter these threats, as well as the steps Congress has taken to support their efforts. In addition, preparation and response to natural disasters, such as hurricanes, will […]

9/12/17 10:00 am 9/12/17 10:00 am America/New_York POSTPONED: World Wide Threats: Keeping America Secure in the New Age of Terror This hearing will examine current threats to America including: Islamist terrorism, domestic terrorism, cyberattacks, aviation security and border security. Members will review work by the federal government to counter these threats, as well as the steps Congress has taken to support their efforts. In addition, preparation and response to natural disasters, such as hurricanes, will […] House Capitol Visitor Center (HVC) Room 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov
13
September
2017

Sixteen Years After 9/11: Assessing Suspicious Activity Reporting Efforts

A trained law enforcement community and vigilant public are vital for identifying and reporting suspicious activity and indicators of terrorism.  In the shadow of the sixteen-year commemoration of the 9/11 terror attacks, this hearing will reinforce the importance of suspicious activity reporting, assess the role of law enforcement and fusion centers, and review the role […]

9/13/17 10:00 am 9/13/17 10:00 am America/New_York Sixteen Years After 9/11: Assessing Suspicious Activity Reporting Efforts A trained law enforcement community and vigilant public are vital for identifying and reporting suspicious activity and indicators of terrorism.  In the shadow of the sixteen-year commemoration of the 9/11 terror attacks, this hearing will reinforce the importance of suspicious activity reporting, assess the role of law enforcement and fusion centers, and review the role […] HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (HVC) ROOM 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov
26
September
2017

DHS Financial Systems: Will Modernization Ever Be Achieved

For over a decade, DHS has attempted to modernize its financial systems. In 2014, the Department began its third attempt to modernize financial systems by focusing on components with the most urgent need. DHS utilized a federal shared service provider to achieve cost savings. However, the Department has faced significant cost overruns and schedule delays […]

9/26/17 2:00 pm 9/26/17 2:00 pm America/New_York DHS Financial Systems: Will Modernization Ever Be Achieved For over a decade, DHS has attempted to modernize its financial systems. In 2014, the Department began its third attempt to modernize financial systems by focusing on components with the most urgent need. DHS utilized a federal shared service provider to achieve cost savings. However, the Department has faced significant cost overruns and schedule delays […] HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (HVC) ROOM 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov