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June 14, 2021

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House Homeland Security leaders interrogate Colonial CEO over responsiveness to DHS help following attack

By Sara Friedman / June 10, 2021

Colonial Pipeline CEO Joseph Blount faced questions from House Homeland Security Committee members Wednesday over his company’s willingness to utilize resources developed by CISA and the Transportation Security Agency to strengthen their cyber defenses, at a hearing largely focused on establishing a timeline for how Colonial informed governmental authorities.

“Today, our goal is to examine the cybersecurity practices in place at Colonial prior to the May 2021 ransomware attack, and assess whether other critical infrastructure operators might be similarly situated...

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