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S. Rept. 115-209: Hack the Department of Homeland Security Act, Report of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs United States Senate to Accompany S. 1281, February 26, 2018   [open pdf - 280KB]

From Purpose and Summary: "S. 1281, the Hack the Department of Homeland Security Act of 2017, or the Hack DHS Act, directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to establish a bug bounty pilot program at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS or the Department) to enhance the Department's cybersecurity by minimizing vulnerabilities to public-facing information technology. The bill also requires the Secretary to ensure compensation is awarded to participants for identifying undisclosed vulnerabilities during the pilot program, and to award contracts to manage the pilot program and patch vulnerabilities, among other things. Lastly, the bill requires the Secretary to submit a report to Congress on the pilot program and its findings."

Report Number:
S. Rept. 115-209; Senate Report 115-209
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Date:
2018-02-26
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Public Domain
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U.S. Government Publishing Office: http://www.gpo.gov/
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pdf
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application/pdf
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