October 25, 2020
House passes bill requiring DHS secretary to report cyber vulnerabilities
The House passed legislation Tuesday that would require the Homeland Security secretary to report to Congress on processes for disclosing cyber vulnerabilities.
The Cyber Vulnerability Disclosure Reporting Act, sponsored by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), was passed under suspension of the rules by voice vote.
The bill requires the DHS secretary to submit a report describing the “policies and procedures developed for coordinating cyber vulnerability disclosures” to both the House and Senate homeland security committees within 240 days of...