Summary

A bill to advance cybersecurity research, development, and technical standards, and for other purposes. Read More

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This bill was introduced on Jun 7, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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Jun 7, 2011

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Bill Text

A BILL

To advance cybersecurity research, development, and technical standards, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2011''.

TITLE I--RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

SEC. 101. DEFINITIONS.

In this title: (1) National coordination office.--The term ``National Coordination Office'' means the National Coordination Office for the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development program. (2) Program.--The term ``Program'' means the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development program which has been established under section 101 of the High-Performance Computing Act of 1991 (15 U.S.C. 5511).

SEC. 102. FINDINGS.

Section 2 of the Cyber Security Research and Development Act (15 U.S.C. 7401) is amended-- (1) by amending paragraph (1) to read as follows: ``(1) Advancements in information and communications technology have resulted in a globally interconnected network of government, commercial, scientific, and education infrastructures, including critical infrastructures for electric power, natural gas and petroleum production and distribution, telecommunications, transportation, water supply, banking and finance, and emergency and government services.''; (2) in paragraph (2), by striking ``Exponential increases in interconnectivity have facilitated enhanced communications, economic growth,'' and inserting ``These advancements have significantly contributed to the growth of the United States economy''; (3) by amending paragraph (3) to read as follows: ``(3) The Cyberspace Policy Review published by the President in May, 2009, concluded that our information technology and communications infrastructure is vulnerable and has `suffered intrusions...

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Bill Summary

S. 1151 Personal Data Privacy and Security Act of 2011 S. 1153 Federal Land Asset Inventory Reform Act of 2011