US Congress Set to Reinforce Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure

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3Q 2014 | IN-1019839

Three New Cybersecurity Bills


In July 2014, the U.S. House of Representatives passed three new bills for enhanced cybersecurity for the country’s critical infrastructure sectors. The bills amend the Department of Homeland Security Act of 2002 and provide better definition and support for the expansion of critical infrastructure protection in cyberspace. The three bills are the National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection Act (NCCIP), the Critical Infrastructure Research and Development Advancement Act (CIRDA), and the Homeland Security Cybersecurity Boots-on-the-Ground Act. All three appear to offer complementary aspects for strengthening policy, technology, and workforce.

A National Protection Act in the Making


The NCCIP is the most important and sets the national policies and strategies in s...

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