The House Committee on Homeland Security said it willinvestigate the Department of Homeland Security's cybersecurity mission, capabilities and resources required toprotect the country's infrastructure from cyber attack.

The announcement was made Tuesday ahead of a hearing Wednesdayto take testimony from officials that include Jane Holl Lute,Homeland Security deputy secretary, and Anish Bhimani, chairman ofthe Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center.

“(The) hearing will examine cyber threats facing the UnitedStates and explore how Congress can build upon the Departmentof Homeland Security's efforts to prevent cyber attacks in a waythat promotes U.S. commerce, while not hindering its expansion,” said Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), committeechairman.

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