The above-captioned hearing was before the House Committee on Homeland Security, held March 13, 2013.

Members in attendance included Michael McCaul (R-Texas) Chairman, Peter T. King (R- New York) , Patrick Meehan (R-Pennsylvania), Steven M. Palazzo (R-Mississippi), Chris Stewart (R-Utah), Keith J. Rothfus (R-Pennsylvania), Susan W. Brooks (R-Indiana), Bennie G. Thompson (D-Mississippi) Ranking Member, Loretta Sanchez (D-California), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas), Yvette D. Clarke (D-New York), Ron Barber (D- Arizona), Donald M. Payne, Jr (D- New Jersey), Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas), Steven A. Horsford (D-Nevada), and Eric Swalwell (D-California).   Witnesses included Hon. Jane Holl Lute (Deputy Secretary, Dep’t of Homeland Security), Anish B. Bhimani (Chairman, Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center), Gary W. Hayes (Chief Information Officer, Centerpoint Energy), and Michelle Richardson (Legislative Counsel,
American Civil Liberties Union).

The opening statements recognized the “U.S. Federal Cybersecurity Operations Team” as including DOJ/FBI, DHS, and DoD; alleged that China, Iran and Russia are “dangerous offenders” in cyber-attacks against the U.S. and against American financial institutions; and —citing the recent Executive Order— that Cybersecurity should be the highest legislative priority in this Congress.

The entirety of the statements and witness testimony can be found here.