Summary: H.R.5247 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/06/2010)

Executive Cyberspace Authorities Act of 2010 - Establishes within the Executive Office of the President the National Cyberspace Office, headed by a Director, to coordinate issues relating to achieving an assured, reliable, secure, and survivable information infrastructure and related capabilities of the federal government. Outlines Director duties, including overseeing executive agency information security policies and practices.

Requires the inclusion of the Director on the National Security Council. Requires annual Director approval of that part of agency budgets relating to the protection of information technology.

Makes the authorities of the Director inapplicable to national security systems. Requires delegation of Director authority, to the Secretary of Defense (DOD) and the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), respectively, of those systems of DOD and the CIA that process information the unauthorized access, use, or disclosure of which would have a debilitating effect on either agency's mission.