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Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2013

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House approves two federal cybersecurity bills

The Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2013 (H.R. 1163), secured a 416-0  vote  with 16 representatives not present; it would amend the Federal Information Security Management Act in ways similar to legislation the House  approved  in 2012 but which the Senate did not take up.

Smith says he'll fast track McCaul cybersecurity bill out of committee

Better coordination of cybersecurity research and development efforts between the public and private sectors is needed to counter growing cyber threats to the United States, according to a Feb. 26 joint congressional  hearing  of two House Space, Science and Technology subcommittees. That job is better left to Congress and not to the president, says Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas).