Serial No. 112-85: America is Under Cyber Attack: Why Urgent Action is Needed: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Management of the Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, Second Session, April 24, 2012   [open pdf - 532KB]

This is the April 24, 2012 hearing on "America is Under Cyber Attack: Why Urgent Action is Needed," held before the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Management. From the opening statement of Michael T. McCaul: "The purpose of our hearing is to examine the evolving computer hacking threats from nation-states and hacker groups to Government, financial institutions, American businesses, and personal computer networks. I now recognize myself for an opening statement. America's computers are under attack and every American is at risk. The United States Government, critical infrastructures, American business institutions, and our personal data are being compromised by nation-states and hacker groups. Their intent is to conduct cyber warfare, paralyzing our infrastructure, stealing our intellectual property, conducting espionage, and gaining access to our credit card, bank account, and Social Security numbers." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Michael T. McCaul, William R. Keating, Bennie G. Thompson, Shawn Henry, James A. Lewis, Gregory C. Wilshusen, Stuart McClure, Stephen E. Flynn, and John Watters.

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