Summary: H.R.6443 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (09/04/2018)

Advancing Cybersecurity Diagnostics and Mitigation Act

(Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) deploy, operate, and maintain a continuous diagnostics and mitigation program to collect, analyze, and visualize security data and cybersecurity risk; (2) regularly deploy new technologies and modify existing technologies to improve such program; (3) develop a comprehensive strategy to carry out the program; and (4) report to the congressional homeland security committees on cybersecurity risk posture based on data collected through the program.

In carrying out the program, DHS must ensure that cybersecurity risk information, assessments, and analyses are provided in real time and program information is available to the DHS national cybersecurity and communications integration center.