H.R.6221 - Identifying Cybersecurity Risks to Critical Infrastructure Act of 2012112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-11] (Introduced 07/26/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security|
|Latest Action:||08/15/2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6221 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/26/2012)
Identifying Cybersecurity Risks to Critical Infrastructure Act of 2012 - Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to conduct continuous, sector-by-sector research, identification, and evaluation of cybersecurity risks to critical infrastructure in coordination with: (1) the heads of sector-specific agencies, (2) owners and operators of critical infrastructure, and (3) any private sector entity engaged in ensuring the security or resilience of critical infrastructure.
Directs the Secretary to ensure that information relating to such risks is: (1) disseminated, to the maximum extent possible, in an unclassified version, to owners and operators of critical infrastructure within each such sector; or (2) if the information in whole or in part should be classified, share such information with owners and operators who possess the appropriate security clearances.
Requires the Secretary to report to Congress at least semiannually on cybersecurity risks to critical infrastructure.