Whether it is Russia conducting cyberattacks on our homeland, China engaging in industrial espionage and intellectual property theft, or terrorist organizations like ISIS attempting to recruit using social media, cybersecurity has become a critical element of our national security in the 21st century. As a member of the House Homeland Security Committee and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Subcommittee, I am proud to be on the frontline working to protect and strengthen our national security from evolving cyber threats.
- H.R. 1616 - Strengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act of 2017
- H.R. 2825 - Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act
- H.R. 3359 - Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act of 2017
H.R. 5517 - Enhance Cybersecurity for Small Manufacturers Act of 2018
- Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus
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By: Rep. Mike Gallagher and Sen. Angus King
October 8, 2021
This past March, the world watched as the container ship Ever Given clumsily blocked a major artery in the global supply chain – leading to a six-day blockage of the world’s most important shipping corridor, the Suez Canal.
GREEN BAY, WI – Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI), co-chair of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission (CSC), today met with Microsoft President and Vice Chair Brad Smith, along with local business leaders, educators, and students to discuss ongoing efforts to strengthen cybersecurity in Northeast Wisconsin. The visit showcased the success local public-private partnerships have had in increasing local cyber education and protecting small businesses in the community.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) and Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) today wrote to Secretary of State Antony Blinken about the continued proliferation of Huawei’s cloud services and to demand information regarding the Biden administration’s strategy to counter Huawei Cloud’s spread.
Cybersecurity has for years been a wonky, abstract concern to most Americans. No longer. The long gasoline lines and price spikes resulting from the Colonial Pipeline attack were a wake-up call, the moment cyber got real for millions. The ransomware attack disrupted one of the largest refined-gasoline pipelines in the U.S. for six days, and is part of a disturbing trend. Our adversaries no doubt are noting the economic and societal cost inflicted; the number of people directly or indirectly affected by a malicious cyberattack is only going to rise.
WASHINGTON, DC — Rep. Mike Gallagher (WI-08) today joined 20 members of the House in calling on the Senate to pause Governor Gina Raimondo's nomination to serve as Secretary of Commerce until the Biden Administration gives a clear and direct answer regarding whether they plan to keep Huawei on the Commerce Department's Entity List.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today released the following statement after voting to make the FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act law.
"The SolarWinds espionage campaign emphasized our vulnerabilities in cyberspace and underscored the pressing need for action. Congress must work to make sure this never happens again, and the FY2021 NDAA takes concrete steps to help achieve this goal.
Reps. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) and Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Senators Angus King (I-ME), Ben Sasse (R-NE), the four legislators serving on the Cyberspace Solarium Commission, released the following statement regarding reports that the Department of Defense is considering ending the “dual-hat” arrangement that sees the Commander of United States Cyber Command jointly appointed to be the Director of the National Security Agency: