Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Information Technology Management, Policies, and Practices at NAS
From: House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
Posted: Friday, September 18, 2020
Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), submitted the following opening statement for the record.
Good morning Chairwoman Horn, Ranking Member Babin, and Members of the Subcommittee. To our witnesses, welcome and thank you for being here.
As we ushered in 2020 and a new decade, none of us could have predicted that we’d be here today, six months into a new way of living and working in order to protect our own and others’ health from COVID-19.
Thanks to the internet, information technology, and communication services, many Americans can continue to interact with family and friends—albeit virtually—and work remotely. That includes NASA’s workforce.
To its credit, NASA is accomplishing a lot in this virtual, telework environment, though some