Interagency Cyber Cooperation: Roles, Responsibilities and Authorities of the Department of Defense & the Department of Homeland Security

November 14, 2018 3:00 PM | 2118 Rayburn

The purpose of this joint hearing with the Armed Services Subcommittee of Emerging Threats and Capabilities is to examine the roles, responsibilities, and response activities of the Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in relation to cybersecurity and cyber incident response. DoD and DHS play significant roles as cyber threats from foreign adversaries and criminals continue to advance. It is essential for Congress to understand the distinct operations of both agencies as well as all efforts for cooperation and collaboration to enhance the nation’s cybersecurity.

Opening Statements

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

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Ms. Jeanette Manfra
Assistant Secretary for the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications
National Protection and Programs Directorate
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

The Honorable Kenneth P. Rapuano
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Global Security
U.S. Department of Defense

Lieutenant General Bradford J. Shwedo, USAF
Director for Command, Control, Communications and
Computers /Cyber, Chief Information Officer
U.S. Department of Defense