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Hearing to Receive a Briefing on Cybersecurity Threats in Review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2014 and the Future Years Defense Program: Hearing Before the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, First Session, March 19, 2013   [open pdf - 264KB]

This testimony compilation is from the March 19, 2013 hearing, "Hearing to Receive a Briefing on Cybersecurity Threats in Review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2014 and the Future Years Defense Program," before the U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities. From the opening statement of Kay R. Hagan: "Today we meet to receive a briefing on cybersecurity threats. The Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, recently testified that cyber threats are for the first time leading the list of specific threats to our security. The purpose of this briefing will be to help us gain a better and deeper understanding of the nature, variety, and seriousness of the cyber threats to our National security, including their impacts on DOD's networks and operations. Cyber threats can range from individual hackers to criminal groups stealing financial data to nation states with sophisticated intelligence-gathering disruptive or offensive capabilities that could steal classified information or harm our critical infrastructure and computer networks." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Kay R. Hagan, Kevin Mandia, Stephanie O'Sullivan, and Jon M. Davis.

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