HR 174

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 174

To enhance homeland security, including domestic preparedness and collective response to terrorism, by amending the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish the Cybersecurity Compliance Division and provide authorities to the Department of Homeland Security to enhance the security and resiliency of the Nation's cyber and physical infrastructure against terrorism and other cyber attacks, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 5, 2011

Mr. THOMPSON of Mississippi introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To enhance homeland security, including domestic preparedness and collective response to terrorism, by amending the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish the Cybersecurity Compliance Division and provide authorities to the Department of Homeland Security to enhance the security and resiliency of the Nation's cyber and physical infrastructure against terrorism and other cyber attacks, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. OFFICE OF CYBERSECURITY AND COMMUNICATIONS AND CYBERSECURITY COMPLIANCE DIVISION.

`SEC. 221. DEFINITIONS.

`SEC. 222. OFFICE OF CYBERSECURITY AND COMMUNICATIONS.

`SEC. 223. DEPARTMENT RESPONSIBILITIES AND AUTHORITIES FOR SECURING FEDERAL GOVERNMENT NETWORKS.

`SEC. 224. DEPARTMENT RESPONSIBILITIES AND AUTHORITIES FOR SECURING PRIVATE SECTOR NETWORKS.

SEC. 3. INFORMATION SHARING.

SEC. 4. INFORMATION PROTECTION.

SEC. 5. CYBERSECURITY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT.

SEC. 6. CYBER WORKFORCE RECRUITMENT, DEVELOPMENT, AND RETENTION.

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