Hearing Tomorrow to Examine the Federal Trade Commission’s Data Security Enforcement Authority
WASHINGTON – Tomorrow, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) will convene a hearing titled, “The Federal Trade Commission and Its Section 5 Authority: Prosecutor, Judge, and Jury.” The hearing will examine the FTC’s enforcement practices with respect to data security, as well as the basis of recent FTC actions related to data security practices.
In addition, the hearing will examine the sources of the FTC’s information for several recent data breach investigations, which have been the subject of an ongoing Committee investigation. Witnesses include organizations that the FTC has contacted or investigated after they refused to purchase “cyber-intelligence” services from Tiversa, Inc.
Full Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.)
9:30 a.m. in Rayburn 2154. The hearing will be streamed live at oversight.house.gov.
Mr. Michael Daugherty
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. David Roesler
Open Door Clinic of Greater Elgin
Mr. Gerard Stegmaier
Mr. Woodrow Hartzog
Contact: Becca Watkins, 202.225.0037