All Information (Except Text) for S.2020 - Cyber Shield Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] (Introduced 10/26/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/25/2018 Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-300. (All Actions)|
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Short Titles as Introduced
Cyber Shield Act of 2017
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Official Titles as Introduced
A bill to establish a voluntary program to identify and promote Internet-connected products that meet industry-leading cybersecurity and data security standards, guidelines, best practices, methodologies, procedures, and processes.
Actions Overview (1)
|10/26/2017||Introduced in Senate|
10/26/2017 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (2)
|04/25/2018||Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-300.|
|10/26/2017||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.|
Action By: Senate
04/25/2018 Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-300.
10/26/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
|Committee / Subcommittee||Date||Activity||Reports|
|Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation||10/26/2017||Referred to|
|Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship||04/25/2018||Hearings by|
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Introduced in Senate (10/26/2017)
Cyber Shield Act of 2017
This bill requires the Department of Commerce to establish a Cyber Shield Advisory Committee to recommend (1) the format and content of Cyber Shield labels for covered products (i.e., consumer-facing physical objects that can connect to the Internet and collect, send, or receive data); and (2) the process to identify, establish, report on, adopt, maintain, and promote compliance with industry-leading cybersecurity and data security benchmarks to enhance cybersecurity and protect data.
In addition, Commerce must establish a Cyber Shield voluntary program to identify, certify, and label such covered products.