Cyber Threats in the Pipeline: Lessons from the Federal Response to the Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack Hearing

Today at 2:30pm, the Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security, chaired by Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) and the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, & Innovation, chaired by Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY) will hold a virtual hearing on examining the federal response to the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack.

This hearing will provide Members the opportunity to hear from officials at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) about the Federal government’s response to the ransomware attack that crippled the Colonial Pipeline and the lessons learned to improve the overall resilience and cyber readiness of the pipeline sector, the transportation sector writ large, and other critical infrastructure owners and operators.


Subcommittee: Transportation & Maritime Security (117th Congress),

Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, & Innovation (117th Congress)

Issue: Cybersecurity, Transportation Security


Eric Goldstein, Executive Assistant Director for Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Sonya Proctor, Assistant Administrator for Surface Operations, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), U.S. Department of Homeland Security


Chairwoman Watson Coleman Opening Statement

Chairwoman Clarke Opening Statement

Chairman Thompson Opening Statement 


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