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National Security Task Force

The National Security Task Force is responsible for the development and advancement of Chamber policy related to homeland security and national security.  Chaired by Governor Tom Ridge (the first Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security) the Task Force is comprised of over 170 companies, associations, and state and local chambers, represents a broad spectrum of the American economy the Task Force engages Capitol Hill, the administration and international governments to advance priorities related to cyber security, supply chain, customs and trade facilitation, public private partnerships and emergency preparedness.

The Task Force’s working groups on Cyber Security and Global Supply Chain Security identify current and emerging issues, craft policies and aggressively pursue reforms through advocacy.  Among the top priorities include: promoting effective supply chain, customs and trade facilitation policies that support the free movement of goods in the global supply chain to enhance U.S. global competitiveness and engaging policymakers to focus on collaboration, flexibility, and cost reduction as both industry and the administration work to develop a cybersecurity framework.

 

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E.g., 02/08/2016
E.g., 02/08/2016
Letter

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and BUSINESSEUROPE, representing the interests of millions of businesses and organizations of all sizes, sectors and regions in both the United States and the European Union, submitted these recommendations in advance of the 11th negotiating round of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), in order to reinforce our joint priorities for commercially meaningful customs and trade facilitation language.

3 months 2 weeks ago
Letter

The undersigned associations, which strongly support the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA), write to urge you to oppose the Paul Amendment # 2564. Protecting consumers' sensitive data and ensuring their privacy is of paramount importance to our member firms, and is also an underlying goal of CISA.

3 months 2 weeks ago
Letter
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than three million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations, and dedicated to promoting, protecting, and defending America’s free enterprise system, supports the substitute or managers’ amendment (#2716) to S. 754, the “Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015” (CISA).
3 months 2 weeks ago
Letter
The Protecting America’s Cyber Networks Coalition (the coalition) urges the Senate to pass S. 754, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) of 2015, which is expected to be taken up this week. Passing cybersecurity information-sharing legislation is a top policy goal of the coalition, which is a partnership of 51 leading business associations representing nearly every sector of the U.S. economy.
3 months 3 weeks ago
Letter

Our organizations, which represent nearly every sector of the U.S. economy, welcome the opportunity to comment on the Bureau of Industry and Security’s (BIS’) proposed rule, Wassenaar Arrangement 2013 Plenary Agreements Implementation: Intrusion and Surveillance Items, released in the Federal Register on May 20, 2015.

4 months 1 week ago