The purpose of the hearing is to review and discuss cybersecurity policy recommendations provided by recent reports. These include the Report on Securing and Growing the Digital Economy published by the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity in December 2016, and From Awareness to Action – A Cybersecurity Agenda for the 45th President, published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in January 2017. The hearing will also address work conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) relative to cybersecurity issues, and discuss the reports’ recommendations in the context of GAO’s body of work.


Witness List

  • Dr. Charles H. Romine
    Director, Information Technology Lab, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • Mr. Iain Mulholland
    Industry Member, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Cyber Policy Task Force; Chief Technology Officer, Security, VMware, Inc.
  • Dr. Diana Burley
    Executive Director and Chair, Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection (I3P); Professor, Human and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University; Education Leadership Awardee for CISSE
  • Mr. Gregory Wilshusen
    Director, Information Security Issues, U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)

Source: https://science.house.gov/legislation/hearings/research-and-technology-subcommittee-hearing-strengthening-us-cybersecurity