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  • House Approves Intelligence Committee’s Cyber Information-Sharing Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on April 22, 2015 | Preview rr

    House Approves Intelligence Committee’s Cyber Information-Sharing Legislation Bipartisan majority passes Protecting Cyber Networks Act In a strong, bipartisan 307-116 vote, the U.S. House of Representatives today approved the Protecting Cyber Networks Act (H.R. 1560). House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes, Ranking Member Adam Schiff, NSA and Cybersecurity Subcommittee Chairman Lynn Westmoreland, and Subcommittee Ranking Member Jim Himes issued the following state... Read more

  • HPSCI Passes Cyber Bill Out of Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on March 26, 2015 | Preview rr

    HPSCI Passes Cyber Bill Out of Committee Protecting Cyber Networks Act adopted on voice vote By a voice vote, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence today favorably reported the Protecting Cyber Networks Act (H.R. 1560) to the full House of Representatives. A manager’s amendment making technical changes to the bill language was adopted on a voice vote following discussions between committee members, committee staff, privacy groups, industry representatives, other stakeholders, Adm... Read more

  • HPSCI Members Comment on Introduction of Cyber Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2015 | Preview rr

    HPSCI Members Comment on Introduction of Cyber Bill Intelligence Committee bill encouranges information sharing on cyber threats House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes, Ranking Member Adam Schiff, NSA and Cybersecurity Subcommittee Chairman Lynn Westmoreland, and Subcommittee Ranking Member Jim Himes issued the following statements on the introduction today of the Protecting Cyber Networks Act: Chairman Nunes: “Gangs of cyber criminals, sometimes supported by host... Read more

  • House Intelligence Committee to Examine the Growing Cyber Threat and Its Impact on American Business
    Posted in Press Releases on March 17, 2015 | Preview rr

    House Intelligence Committee to Examine the Growing Cyber Threat and Its Impact on American Business HPSCI to hold open hearing Chairman Devin Nunes and Ranking Member Adam Schiff of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) announced today that the Committee will hold an open hearing to publicly examine the growing cyber threat and its impact on American business. The hearing will begin at 9:00 am on Thursday, March 19, 2015, in room HVC-210 of the Capitol Building. Who: Hou... Read more

  • House Intelligence Committee Postpones Cyber Threat Hearing
    Posted in Press Releases on March 4, 2015 | Preview rr

    March 4, 2015 Contact Jack Langer (Nunes) - Jack.Langer@mail.house.gov Patrick Boland (Schiff) - Boland@mail.house.gov House Intelligence Committee Postpones Cyber Threat Hearing Due to the change in voting schedule for the House of Representatives this week, the House Intelligence Committee’s March 5 hearing on cyber threats has been postponed. A new notice will be issued once a new hearing date has been confirmed. ### To subscribe to this e-newsletter, click here. To unsubscribe, click here. ... Read more

  • Nunes Comments on Closure of U.S. Embassy in Sanaa
    Posted in Press Releases on February 11, 2015 | Preview rr

    Nunes Comments on Closure of U.S. Embassy in Sanaa Chairman Nunes today released the following statement in response to the suspension of operations at the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, after Iranian-backed Houthi rebels seized control of the city and forced the Yemeni government to resign: “This is yet another indication of Iran’s aggressive efforts – often using armed proxy forces – to spread its malevolent influence throughout the Middle East. The Iranians continue to act as the primary supp... Read more

  • HPSCI Members Comment on Arrest of ISIL Supporters
    Posted in Press Releases on February 6, 2015 | Preview rr

    HPSCI Members Comment on Arrest of ISIL Supporters House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes, Ranking Member Adam Schiff, Emerging Threats Subcommittee Chairman Tom Rooney, and Emerging Threats Subcommittee Ranking Member Mike Quigley issued the following statements in response to the FBI’s arrest of six U.S.-based individuals for attempting to provide material support to the ISIL terrorist organization: Chairman Nunes: “I commend the FBI for its excellent work track... Read more

  • Nunes, Westmoreland Comment on Anthem Hack
    Posted in Press Releases on February 5, 2015 | Preview rr

    Nunes, Westmoreland Comment on Anthem Hack Rep. Devin Nunes, Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and Rep. Lynn Westmoreland, Chairman of the Intelligence Committee’s NSA and Cybersecurity Subcommittee, released the following statements today in reaction to the cyberattack on Anthem health insurer: Chairman Nunes: “Alongside the recent cyberattack on Sony, the hacking of Anthem shows the urgent need to improve our nation’s cybersecurity infrastructure. We’ve seen ti... Read more

  • Nunes Comments on GITMO Prisoner’s Reported Return to Terror
    Posted in Press Releases on January 29, 2015 | Preview rr

    Nunes Comments on GITMO Prisoner’s Reported Return to Terror Chairman Nunes today released the following statement in response to news reports that one of the GITMO detainees released in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has tried to return to terrorism: “I cannot confirm or deny the report that a GITMO detainee freed in the Bergdahl swap has attempted to undertake terrorist activities. However, the overall problem of GITMO detainees returning to the battlefield constitutes a growing threat to th... Read more

  • HPSCI Adopts New Subcommittees
    Posted in Press Releases on January 28, 2015 | Preview rr

    HPSCI Adopts New Subcommittees At today’s organizing meeting of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, the committee adopted a new subcommittee structure and named its subcommittee chairmen, ranking members, and members. Chairman Devin Nunes released the following statement: “The Intelligence Committee has adopted a new subcommittee structure designed to enhance oversight of the relevant agencies and departments. I welcome the subcommittee chairmen – Congressmen LoBiondo, Westmor... Read more