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House passes bills on DHS’ cyber incident response role, authorizing ‘cyber cup’ competition

By Charlie Mitchell / May 17, 2022

Legislation has cleared the House requiring the Department of Homeland Security and CISA to report on how they are performing their role in federal cybersecurity incident response and to provide recommendations on steps for further clarifying responsibilities.

The House on Monday passed H.R. 5658, the “DHS Roles and Responsibilities in Cyber Space Act,” under suspension of the rules requiring a two-thirds vote in favor.

The bill was sponsored by Rep. Don Bacon (R-NE), House Homeland Security vice chairman Ritchie...

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