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H.R. 2708 (114th): To direct the Director of National Intelligence to conduct a study on cyber attack standards of measurement.


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 9, 2015 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2708

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 9, 2015

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Select Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select)

A BILL

To direct the Director of National Intelligence to conduct a study on cyber attack standards of measurement.

1.

Cyber attack standards of measurement study

(a)

Study required

The Director of National Intelligence, in consultation with the Secretary of Homeland Security, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Secretary of Defense, shall carry out a study to determine appropriate standards that—

(1)

can be used to measure the damage of cyber incidents for the purposes of determining the response to such incidents; and

(2)

include a method for quantifying the damage caused to affected computers, systems, and devices.

(b)

Reports to congress

(1)

Preliminary findings

Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Director of National Intelligence shall provide to the Committee on Armed Services, the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, and the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate and the Committee on Armed Services, the Committee on Homeland Security, and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives the initial findings of the study required under subsection (a).

(2)

Report

Not later than 360 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Director of National Intelligence shall submit to the Committee on Armed Services, the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, and the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate and the Committee on Armed Services, the Committee on Homeland Security, and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives a report containing the complete findings of such study.

(3)

Form of report

The report required by paragraph (2) shall be submitted in unclassified form, but may contain a classified annex.