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National and Cyber Security

Economic security and national security go hand-in-hand. We must have one in order to protect the other.

The Chamber advocates for protecting vital U.S. assets—both physical and digital—to ensure the safety and security of our citizens and to promote the free flow of commerce and information that drives our economy and enriches our society.

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Press ReleaseOct 04, 2017 - 4:30pm

U.S. Chamber Hosts Sixth Annual Cybersecurity Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today hosted its Sixth Annual Cybersecurity Summit, titled “Get Your Hack Together,” as the nation recognizes National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

Press ReleaseSep 19, 2017 - 9:00am

U.S. Chamber Report Offers Principles for Internet of Things Security

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today released a new report titled  

Press ReleaseAug 23, 2017 - 8:30am

Majority of Small Businesses Concerned about Cybersecurity Threats

The MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index (Index), released today, found that almost 60 percent of all small business owners surveyed are concerned about cybersecurity threats. Companies with 20 to 99 employees are much more likely to be concerned—with one in five feeling very concerned—than companies with fewer than 20 employees.

Press ReleaseJun 21, 2017 - 2:30pm

U.S. Chamber, Tennessee Chamber Host Cybersecurity Conference in Nashville

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry, today hosted a cybersecurity conference aimed at helping small and mid-size businesses develop, evaluate, and strengthen their cybersecurity programs.

Press ReleaseJun 14, 2017 - 12:00pm

U.S. Chamber Announces Alejandro Mayorkas as Chair of Cyber Leadership Council

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today announced that Alejandro Mayorkas has been selected to serve as Chairman of its Cyber Leadership Council. Mayorkas’ term will begin in July.

Press ReleaseMay 23, 2017 - 4:00pm

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Brings Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign to Columbia

COLUMBIA — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and the University of South Carolina’s SC Cyber, today hosted a cybersecurity summit aimed at helping small and mid-size businesses develop, evaluate, and strengthen their cybersecurity programs.

Press ReleaseMay 17, 2017 - 3:30pm

U.S. Chamber Hosts Fifth Annual Global Supply Chain Summit

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today hosted the Fifth Annual Global Supply Chain Summit, Building Tomorrow's Networks Today, which brought together industry leaders from the public and private sectors to discuss issues influencing supply chains now and into the future. The summit, which took place during National Infrastructure Week, showcased the importance of technology and innovation to supporting supply chain efficiency, improving access to global markets for small and medium-size businesses, and driving economic competitiveness for all U.S. businesses.

Press ReleaseMay 11, 2017 - 2:00pm

U.S. Chamber’s Donohue Welcomes Cybersecurity Executive Order

U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today regarding President Donald Trump’s executive order on cybersecurity:

Press ReleaseMay 02, 2017 - 3:00am

U.S. Chamber Report Offers Framework for US-EU Cybersecurity Cooperation

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today released a report, Transatlantic Cybersecurity: Forging a United Response to Universal Threats, which proposes a set of recommendations that would more closely align the approaches of the United States and European Union regarding frameworks, standards, and practices for cybersecurity. The report was released as part of a business delegation led by the U.S. Chamber to Tallinn, Berlin, and Brussels to discuss transatlantic cybersecurity efforts.

Press ReleaseApr 05, 2017 - 5:00pm

U.S. Chamber Applauds Committee Passage of MAIN STREET Cybersecurity Act

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President of National Security & Emergency Preparedness Ann M. Beauchesne today issued the following statement regarding the passage of the MAIN STREET Cybersecurity Act through the Senate Commerce Committee.