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House Proceeding 02-03-10 on Feb 3rd, 2010 :: 0:32:05 to 0:35:50
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David Wu

0:32:01 to 0:32:21( Edit History Discussion )

David Wu: 8-year-old daughter can help you with any of the downloading of music. mr. kingston: especially some of that good tennessee music. the chair: the gentleman from tennessee is recognized. mr. gordon: madam chairman, i yield 2 1/2 minutes to the gentleman from maryland, mr.

David Wu

0:32:05 to 0:35:50( Edit History Discussion )
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David Wu

0:32:22 to 0:32:42( Edit History Discussion )

David Wu: rupers berger, a -- mr. ruppersburger, a member of the intelligence committee. the chair: the gentleman from maryland is recognized for 2 1/2 minutes. mr. ruppersburger: madam speaker, i want to thank chairman gordon, congressman wu, rankingember hall and congressman mccaul for your bipartisan effort. this is truly an example of working together on behalf of

David Wu

0:32:43 to 0:33:03( Edit History Discussion )

David Wu: our citizens. we can only do this on other issues, health care and whatever, we'd be a lot better. thank you for this evident and let's continue this bipartisan effort. cybersecurity powers almost everything we do, from our computers, cell phones, ipods, to the electrical grid that allows us to turn on our

David Wu

0:33:04 to 0:33:24( Edit History Discussion )

David Wu: lights. it has the classified and intelligence networks that keep us safe and provide critical data to our troops in combat. as a member of the intelligence committee and chairman of the technical and tactical subcommittee which oversees the technical aspects of cyberserity, i know that protecting our cybernetworks is a top, top economic and national security priority.

David Wu

0:33:25 to 0:33:45( Edit History Discussion )

David Wu: we are under attack each and every day. these attacks cost the u.s.a. $1 trillion last year and also put classified information in the hands of our enemies. cybersecurity is a tough challenge because the government does not own the internet. in fact, 85% of cyber is held privately. we have to get the public and

David Wu

0:33:46 to 0:34:06( Edit History Discussion )

David Wu: private sectors on the same page, and this bill does that. this bill directs the national institute of standards and technology the measurement laboratory for our nation based in maryland to develop international cybersecurity technical standards. it also charges nist creating education campaigns for the public, a critical component to

David Wu

0:34:07 to 0:34:28( Edit History Discussion )

David Wu: meeting this challenge. this bill also helps to ensure that we have the work force in place to meet the new demands by providing scholarships to students who agree to work as cybersecurity specialists after graduation. the bill also funds faculty and curriculum development as u.s. colleges and universities to

David Wu

0:34:29 to 0:34:49( Edit History Discussion )

David Wu: help with the shortage of qualified cyberprofessors. the bill also helps to ensure that we have the work force in place to meet the new demands by providing scholarships to students who agree to work as cybersecurity specialists after graduation. the bill funds faculty and curriculum development at u.s. colleges to help with the

David Wu

0:34:50 to 0:35:10( Edit History Discussion )

David Wu: shortage of qualified cyberprofessors. i support the amendment proposed by my maryland coeague, congressman frank kratovil, to establish a national center of excellence to consolidate our researchers into one cybelearing-house. protecting our nation's network is not a democratic or republican initiative. it is u.s.a. first.

David Wu

0:35:11 to 0:35:32( Edit History Discussion )

David Wu: let's pass h.r. -- the chair:the gentleman from teessee is recognized. mr. gordon: i yield 20 seconds. the chair: the gentleman from maryland. mr. ruppersburger: let's pass h.r. 4061 and make sure our own cybernetworks don't become a new weapon in our enemies' arsenals. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas is recognized.

David Wu

0:35:33 to 0:35:50( Edit History Discussion )

David Wu: mr. mccaul: i reserve the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman from tennessee is recognized. mr. gordon: madam chairman, i yield two minutes to the gentlen from rhode island, mr. langevin, who is the co-chair of the house cybersecurity caucus. the chair: the gentleman from

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