Subcommittee Hearings

Subcommittee on Healthcare and Technology

December 1, 2011
Cyber Security: Protecting Your Small Business
On Thursday, December 1 at 1:00 p.m., the Subcommittee on Healthcare and Technology of the Committee on Small Business conducted a hearing titled Cyber Security: Protecting Your Small Business.  The hearing was held on Thursday, December 1, 2011, at 1:00 P.M. in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

According to a recent study, small businesses are the victims of nearly 40 percent of cyber attacks in the United States.  This hearing focused on the issues faced by small businesses in combating cyber security threats, including the role of the federal government and best practice solutions.

Opening Statement:

Chairwoman Renee Ellmers (R-NC)

Witnesses and Testimony:

Panel 1

  • The Honorable William M. “Mac” Thornberry, U.S. House of Representatives (TX-13), Washington, DC Panel 2
  • David Beam, Senior Vice President, North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation, Raleigh, NC

  • Glenn Strebe, Chief Executive Officer, Air Academy Federal Credit Union Colorado Springs, CO
  • Phyllis Schneck Ph.D, Chief Technology Officer Public Sector, McAfee, Inc, Reston, VA
  • Michael Kaiser, Executive Director, National Cyber Security Alliance Washington, DC

    Additional Items:

  • Official Hearing Notice 
  • Official Witness List 
  • Official Hearing Memo
  • Hearing Video
  • Press Release