June 13th, 2022
The U.S. is facing nationwide blackouts this summer due to cyberattacks from rogue actors like Russia combined with reserve capacity shortages.
February 14th, 2022
We are lucky to have NSA Texas right here in San Antonio and it was great to hear their plans to recruit talented folks from the area.
January 13th, 2022
The White House will meet executives from leading tech firms, including Alphabet-owned Google, Apple Inc., and Amazon.com Inc., on Thursday to discuss software security after the United States suffered several major...
August 2nd, 2021
As we have seen from multiple cyber and ransomware attacks this year, the United States government currently lacks access to digital expertise. The organization of the National Digital Reserve Corps strives to fill that void...
May 12th, 2021
A critical pipeline that runs from refineries on the U.S. Gulf Coast to terminals as far north as New York was shut down over the weekend after being hit by a massive ransomware attack.
March 11th, 2020
The cybersecurity threats to the United States continue to grow each and every day, and our government, economy and society must work together to deter and mitigate the consequences of successful cyber-attacks. This report...
June 13th, 2019
From credit card numbers, to social security numbers, our personal information is targeted by bad actors around the globe. Internet of Things devices will improve and enhance nearly every aspect of our society, economy and...
April 18th, 2019
Attorney General William Barr has released special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. Democrats have pushed for Congress to get an unredacted version.
March 13th, 2019
Internet of Things devices will improve and enhance nearly every aspect of our society, economy and our day-to-day lives. This is groundbreaking work and IoT devices must be built with security in mind, not as an...
April 1st, 2022
I introduced the Cyber Deterrence and Response Act of 2022. The bill works to deter foreign nation-states from perpetuating cyberattacks against American critical infrastructure—including the energy sector.
January 27th, 2022
Wednesday I joined Marianna Sotomayor on Washington Post Live to discuss the revitalization of the Congressional Hispanic Conference, the use of U.S. cyber capabilities to deter Russian threats, and how I have put 70,000...
December 14th, 2021
We discussed cyber issues facing America including combatting ransomware, empowering Cyber Command, and emboldening the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).
June 2nd, 2021
Rep. Pat Fallon Calls on Speaker Pelosi to Immediately Consider H.R. 3388 Following Major Cyberattack
America’s critical infrastructure is under attack. Last month, hackers crippled our gas distribution operations, and this weekend an enormous U.S. food supplier was successfully targeted by bad actors.
July 31st, 2020
A company owned by a member of the Chinese Communist Party — Guanghui Energy Company — may gain access to our power grid through a large wind farm in the Devil’s River Areas of West Texas, and the federal government is not...
July 30th, 2019
U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and I today introduced the Advancing Cybersecurity Continuing Diagnostics and Mitigation Act, which would update and improve federal agencies’ cybersecurity posture.
June 11th, 2019
When cyber-attacks occur, immediate expertise is needed to mitigate damage and ensure organizations are restored. Cyber Incident Response Teams provide that expertise and function as our cyber first responders.
April 10th, 2019
Congressmen McCaul and Kilmer, along with Senators Warner and Gardner, Reintroduce Bill Empowering State and Local Governments to Counter Cyberattacks
As our nation continues to face cyber threats, we must ensure all levels of government are prepared to combat the emerging attacks to our cyber networks and other critical infrastructure.
February 7th, 2019
U.S. Sens. John Cornyn (R-Texas), Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), and I this week introduced the National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium Act to authorize the U.S.