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December 7, 2021

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Mayorkas tells lawmakers collaboration with industry, further work on critical functions are key priorities

By Charlie Mitchell / March 18, 2021

Alejandro Mayorkas stressed collaboration with the private sector on cybersecurity and the urgency of the SolarWinds hack remediation in his first appearance before the House Homeland Security Committee as DHS secretary, during a hearing that touched on issues including the capabilities of the government’s “EINSTEIN” defense system and approaches to securing critical functions across industries.

Homeland Security Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-MS) and ranking member John Katko (R-NY) both emphasized cybersecurity in their opening statements and questions, though the issue mostly...


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