Strengthening the Cybersecurity of the Internet of Things

Subcommittee on Security

Senate Commerce Committee

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 7:30pm

The hearing will examine the security threats and challenges posed by the Internet of Things (IoT), and ways to incentivize building more cybersecurity by design into connected devices and the networks that support them. The hearing will also examine the importance of 5G network security to connected devices and the manner in which the federal government, businesses community, and consumers can promote and support increased IoT cybersecurity. 


  • Mr. Michael Bergman, Vice President, Technology & Standards, Consumer Technology Association
  • Mr. Matthew Eggers, Vice President, Cybersecurity Policy, U.S Chamber of Commerce
  • Mr. Harley Geiger, Director of Public Policy, Rapid7
  • Mr. Robert Mayer, Senior Vice President for Cybersecurity, US Telecom – The Broadband Association
  • Dr. Charles Romine, Director, Information Technology Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Dirksen Senate Office Building
50 Constitution Ave NE 562
Washington , DC 20002