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November 16, 2021

TOMORROW @ 10AM: Joint Hearing on DHS’s Role in Combatting Ransomware

(WASHINGTON) – Tomorrow, November 17th, the Subcommittee on Intelligence & Counterterrorism, chaired by Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI) and the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Innovation, chaired by Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY) will hold a joint hearing to examine DHS’s contributions to Federal efforts to counter ransomware attacks given the prioritized attention that the Biden Administration has been giving this homeland security challenge. This hearing will also give Members the opportunity to learn about how entities within DHS collaborate on counter-ransomware efforts and to discuss any gaps in current law that may undermine cybersecurity, including the need for mandatory reporting of certain significant cybersecurity incidents.

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

Event details:

WHAT: Joint Subcommittee Hearing: A Whole-of-Government Approach to Combatting Ransomware: Examining DHS’s Role

WHEN: Wednesday, November 17 @10:00am EST

WHERE: 310 Cannon House Office Building


  • Hon. Robert Silvers, Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Mr. Brandon Wales, Executive Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Mr. Jeremy Sheridan, Assistant Director of Investigations, U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Updated info and livestream available here.

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Media contact: Adam Comis at (202) 225-9978