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June 09, 2021

TODAY @ 12PM: Congressional Hearing on the Colonial Ransomware Attack

(WASHINGTON) – Today at 12pm EDT, the House Committee on Homeland Security, Chaired by Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), will hold a full Committee virtual hearing as part of the Committee’s ongoing oversight of the cybersecurity of our critical infrastructure after the ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline last month. The hearing will be an opportunity for Members to ask about Colonial’s response to the attack, the overall effort to restore services, and the degree to which the company sought to proactively engage with Federal partners like the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

This virtual hearing will be streamed live on YouTube and on our website.

Event details:

WHAT: Hearing: Cyber Threats in the Pipeline: Using Lessons from the Colonial Ransomware Attack to Defend Critical Infrastructure

WHEN: Wednesday, June 9 @ 12:00pm EDT


  • Mr. Joseph Blount, CEO, Colonial Pipeline
  • Mr. Charles Carmakal, SVP & CTO, FireEye Mandiant

Updated info and livestream available here.

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