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December 1, 2021

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House Homeland Security, Oversight panels set hearings on efforts to counter ransomware

By Charlie Mitchell / November 12, 2021

Lawmakers have a chance to show cybersecurity remains firmly on bipartisan footing at a couple of upcoming hearings on ransomware, while the pending debate over the cyber-rich “Build Back Better Act” promises to be a fiercely partisan affair.

The House Homeland Security cyber and intelligence subcommittees hold a joint hearing Wednesday on a “Whole-of-Government Approach to Combatting Ransomware: Examining DHS’s Role.” Witnesses include Rob Silvers, under secretary for the DHS Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans; CISA Executive Director...


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