S.1475 - Promoting Good Cyber Hygiene Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Hatch, Orrin G. [R-UT] (Introduced 06/29/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/29/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1475 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/29/2017)
Promoting Good Cyber Hygiene Act of 2017
This bill requires the National Institute of Standards and Technology to establish for use by the federal government, the private sector, and any person utilizing an information system or device a list of best practices to defend against common cybersecurity threats or risks.
The Department of Homeland Security must assess cybersecurity threats, the effect of such threats on the federal government's information systems and networks, and submit recommendations for addressing such threats.