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Understanding the Role of Connected Devices in Recent Cyberattacks, Joint Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology and the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, Second Session, November 16, 2016   [open pdf - 6MB]

This is the November 16, 2016 joint hearing on "Understanding the Role of Connected Devices in Recent Cyberattacks" held before the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Communications and Technology and the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. From the opening statement of Subcommittee Chairman Michael C. Burgess: "Recent attacks present a unique opportunity to examine the scope of the threats and the vulnerabilities presented by connected devices and to learn how stakeholders are considering these risks throughout the supply chain, as well as how consumers are responding in the market. We have learned about a number of best practices and the standard-setting projects that are ongoing with various groups. It is an exciting time. And the growth of interconnected device, the growth of the Internet of Things, it is really going to be life- changing in so many industries, but we also need to see meaningful leadership from industry about how to address these real challenges.". Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Dale Crew, Bruce Schneier, and Kevin Fu.

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Serial Number 114-175; Serial No. 114-175
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2017
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Public Domain
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