Subcommittee on Cyber, Innovative Technologies, and Information Systems Hearing: “Operations in Cyberspace and Building Cyber Capabilities Across the Department of Defense”
Tuesday, April 5, 2022
(3:00pm ET – 2118 Rayburn and via WebEx – Open)

Purpose: To receive testimony on military operations in cyberspace and building cyber capabilities across the Department of Defense. The hearing will provide Members with an opportunity to examine the strategy, policy, and programs for operations in cyberspace and U.S. Cyber Command. The witnesses will also provide testimony on major legislative initiatives and policy issues related to cyber. Additionally, the hearing will allow Members to assess and examine the policies, authorities, and guidance for the conduct of cyber operations in respective mission areas, as well as notifications to Congress, the establishment in Departmental policy of the Cyber Operational Forces, integration, and coordination with Geographic and Functional Combatant Commands, and any changes in cyber mission priorities over the past two years. The subcommittee will also hear about the implementation of additional authorities and responsibilities granted in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022 (Public Law 117-81).


The Honorable Dr. John F. Plumb
Incoming Principal Cyber Advisor to the Secretary of Defense
Department of Defense 

General Paul M. Nakasone, U.S. Army
Commander, U.S. Cyber Command &
Director, National Security Agency