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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), chairman of the Subcommittee on Manufacturing, Trade, and Consumer Protection, Roger Wicker, (R-Miss), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and John Thune, (R-S.D.), chairman of the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet, today released the following statement regarding the cyberattack on U.S. government agencies, including the Department of Commerce:
 
“The Commerce Committee received an initial briefing from the Department of Commerce regarding a sophisticated cyberattack, and we will continue to monitor the investigation closely. While many details are still unknown, the attack emphasizes the importance of strong cybersecurity protections and rapid incident responses across all federal agencies. Cyberattacks by nation states like Russia and China threaten our economy and national security. Our response should be swift and clear.”
 
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