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H. Rept. 115-910: Advancing Cybersecurity Diagnostics and Mitigation Act, Report to Accompany H.R. 6443, Including Cost Estimate of the Congressional Budget Office, August 28, 2018   [open pdf - 150KB]

From the Purpose and Summary: "H.R. 6443, the 'Advancing Cybersecurity Diagnostics and Mitigation Act,' codifies and defines the activities of the continuous diagnostics and mitigation (CDM) program at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The bill requires the Secretary of Home-land Security to deploy, operate, and maintain the CDM program, developing and providing capabilities to collect, analyze, and visualize information related to security data and cybersecurity risk. H.R. 6443 requires the Secretary to make these capabilities avail-able, with or without reimbursement. The Secretary is also required to develop policies and procedures for reporting systemic cybersecurity risks and potential incidents based upon data collected under CDM. The bill requires the Secretary to regularly deploy new CDM technologies and modify existing CDM capabilities to continuously improve the program. H.R. 6443 also requires the Secretary to en-sure timely, actionable, and relevant cybersecurity risk information, assessments, and analysis are provided in real time while ensuring all raw data is made available to the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC). Additionally, the bill requires DHS to develop a strategy to ensure the program continues to evolve and adjust to the changing cyber threat landscape and requires the strategy to be shared with Congress."

Report Number:
H. Rept. 115-910; House Rept. 115-910
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Date:
2018-08-28
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Public Domain
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Government Publishing Office: http://www.gpo.gov/
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pdf
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