Media Advisory

Start: November 30, 2011 8:00 am
End: November 30, 2011 8:00 am
Nov 29, 2011
Media Advisory

Chairman Rogers & Ranking Member Ruppersberger to Announce Major Bipartisan Cybersecurity Legislation

Bill Will Help Safeguard U.S. Companies, Intellectual Property from Hackers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Dutch Ruppersberger on Wednesday will unveil new bipartisan cybersecurity legislation to help American companies secure their computer networks and safeguard their intellectual property from cyberattacks.  The groundbreaking legislation provides the government with the authority to share classified cyber threat information on potential attacks with approved American companies. 

Who:    House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers
                    
& Ranking Member Dutch Ruppersberger

What:     Chairman Rogers & Ranking Member Ruppersberger to Announce Major Bipartisan
                     Cybersecurity Legislation

When:    Wednesday, November 30, 2011

                    8:00am ET  -  Speech by Chairman Mike Rogers
                                               
"Protecting American Innovation in Cyberspace"

                    8:45am ET  -  Joint Press Availability with Rogers & Ruppersberger

Where:     National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA)
                   
25 Massachusetts Ave, NW
                   
*Please use entrance marked "Cable"*

***Watch the speech Live***

The event is open to the media.  Media wishing to attend should RSVP to Brian Dietz at the NCTA – bdietz@ncta.com.  Media should be set up and in place by 7:40am.

Chairman Rogers’ speech and the joint press availability with Ranking Member Ruppersberger will be webcast live and available for viewing on the House Intelligence Committee website at www.intelligence.house.gov