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

House Committee on Homeland Security Hearing

Issue: Infrastructure Protection, Cybersecurity

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).


Mr. Joseph Blount, CEO, Colonial Pipeline

Mr. Charles Carmakal, SVP & CTO, FireEye Mandiant


Chairman Thompson Opening Statement

Hearing Video

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