Cyber Security: Protecting America's New Frontier, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, First Session, November 15, 2011   [open pdf - 676KB]

This is the November 15, 2011 hearing on "Cyber Security: Protecting America's New Frontier," held before the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. From the opening statement of Louis Gohmert: "I want to welcome everybody to the hearing on ''Cyber Security: Protecting America's New Frontier.'' The Internet revolutionized our society in many ways. While its benefits abound and extend from our largest corporations to remote rural regions throughout the Nation, individuals in the United States and abroad have unfortunately been able to exploit the Internet for criminal means. Cyber crime often is faceless and has proven to defy traditional investigative prosecutorial tools. As a result, the frequency of cyber crime is growing rapidly and now includes many international criminal syndicates and is threatening our economy, our safety and our prosperity. Even more worrisome are the national security implications of cyber intrusion. We in Congress are concerned that we are witnessing the opening salvos of a new kind of conflict waged in cyberspace." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Louis Gohmert, Robert C. Scott, Richard W. Downing, Michael Chertoff, James A. Baker, and Orin S. Kerr.

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