Washington, DC (WCBD) – The office of Rep. Nancy Mace announced Wednesday that she has been selected to chair the 118th Congressional Oversight Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Information Technology and Government Innovation.
“Protecting our nation’s data, securing our network infrastructure, and researching future emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and blockchain integration are more important today than ever,” Rep. Mayes said in a statement. said in a statement. “Under the leadership of Chairman James Comer, we have the opportunity to really dig deep and start addressing these issues.”
The subcommittee is part of the House Oversight and Accountability Committee, which focuses on the effectiveness and efficiency of the federal government and its agencies, and holding those entities accountable.
Oversight Board Chairman Comer (R-Ky.) commented on Mace’s selection, saying:
“Republicans are ready to begin investigating cybersecurity threats, strengthen federal cybersecurity, and provide oversight of the information technologies our government relies on every day to deliver services, protect information, and protect our country. In Cybersecurity, Information Technology, and Government Under the leadership of Nancy Mace, Chair of the Innovation Subcommittee, we will conduct robust oversight and identify solutions to modernize our government’s cyber infrastructure to protect Americans’ sensitive information.”
In addition to this committee, Mays was also assigned to serve on the Military Council.