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H.R.4257 Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2012, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: May 07, 2012 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

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    • The Financial Services Roundtable

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    • Legislative Notice: S. 3414 – Cybersecurity Act of 2012 - July 27, 2012 by http://rpc.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?p=Blog&ContentRecord_id=e8315d34-feab-47ef-a28d-2014695db27f - ... also focused on cybersecurity research and development; and 2) H.R. 4257, the Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2012, which primarily updates the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).

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      As noted by http://rpc.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?p=Blog&ContentRecord_id=e8315d34-feab-47ef-a28d-2014695db27f on July 27, 2012, "... also focused on cybersecurity research and development; and 2) H.R. 4257, the Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2012, which primarily updates the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)." (/url?q=http://rpc.senate.gov/public/index.cfm%3Fp%3Dlatest-posts%26ContentRecord_id%3D5f183e31-675a-445c-a95b-741783e8a7ed&sa=U&ei=Ul4VUMqGFZKQ8wSkxIHwCQ&ved=0CCwQmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNFiP2SglN1cgl1W0gt5in54JkmuAQ)
    • Improved Metrics Should be Primary Goal of FISMA Reform » FISMA ... - May 18, 2012 by jim - Indeed this idea is found in the proposed legislative reforms to FISMA, such as H.R. 4257, the Federal Information Security Amendment Act. Building in real-time risk management capabilities will allow agencies to strengthen ...

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      As noted by jim on May 18, 2012, "Indeed this idea is found in the proposed legislative reforms to FISMA, such as H.R. 4257, the Federal Information Security Amendment Act. Building in real-time risk management capabilities will allow agencies to strengthen ..." (/url?q=http://www.thecre.com/fisma/%3Fp%3D1392&sa=U&ei=Ks64T8ylK5PhsQLmjZWLDA&ved=0CE0QmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNGVjfbLlmerWmO1VNbblmnd6vjt7w)
    • Improved Metrics Should be Primary Goal of FISMA Reform » FISMA ... - May 18, 2012 by jim - Indeed this idea is found in the proposed legislative reforms to FISMA, such as H.R. 4257, the Federal Information Security Amendment Act. Building in real-time risk management capabilities will allow agencies to strengthen ...

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      As noted by jim on May 18, 2012, "Indeed this idea is found in the proposed legislative reforms to FISMA, such as H.R. 4257, the Federal Information Security Amendment Act. Building in real-time risk management capabilities will allow agencies to strengthen ..." (/url?q=http://www.thecre.com/fisma/%3Fp%3D1392&sa=U&ei=xIK3T4LhJaKHsgKKoOCKDA&ved=0CEUQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNEsDUpbtkTCMAJIo3MM0V791H4aPw)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • United States: Senate To Consider Compromise Cybersecurity Legislation - July 26, 2012 by Mondaq - 8 The House-passed bills, H.R. 3523, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, and H.R. 4257, the Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2012, can be found  here and here.

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      As noted by Mondaq on July 26, 2012, "8 The House-passed bills, H.R. 3523, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, and H.R. 4257, the Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2012, can be found  here and here." (http://www.mondaq.com/unitedstates/x/188848/Terrorism+Homeland+Security+Defence/Senate+To+Consider+Compromise+Cybersecurity+Legislation)
    • Cyber Legislation Outlook: What Companies Should Monitor as Congress Considers Cybersecurity Legislation - May 11, 2012 by jdsupra.com - The House also passed H.R. 4257, H.R. 2096, and H.R. 3834. There are also a number of competing bills in the Senate, including: The Cybersecurity Act of 2012, S. 2105, sponsored by Senators Lieberman and Collins, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act .

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      As noted by jdsupra.com on May 11, 2012, "The House also passed H.R. 4257, H.R. 2096, and H.R. 3834. There are also a number of competing bills in the Senate, including: The Cybersecurity Act of 2012, S. 2105, sponsored by Senators Lieberman and Collins, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act ." (http://www.jdsupra.com/post/documentViewer.aspx?fid=5e1b86c5-6563-4175-ae2d-f4a6320146c6)
    • House approves second cybersecurity bill - April 26, 2012 by Thehill.com - The House on Thursday evening quickly approved a second cybersecurity bill, H.R. 4257, the Federal Information Security Amendments act. The bill is aimed at updating the federal government's responsibility to manage its information systems so as to best ..

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      As noted by Thehill.com on April 26, 2012, "The House on Thursday evening quickly approved a second cybersecurity bill, H.R. 4257, the Federal Information Security Amendments act. The bill is aimed at updating the federal government's responsibility to manage its information systems so as to best .." (http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/house/224139-house-approves-second-cybersecurity-bill)
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