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House Science panel to mark up bill requiring NIST audit of federal cyber practices

By Rick Weber / February 27, 2017

The House Science Committee on Wednesday will mark up a draft bill that would require the National Institute of Standards and Technology to conduct audits on the effectiveness of federal agencies' cybersecurity practices, among other measures.

The legislation was posted on the committee's website today and is identical to language circulated last week to industry and other stakeholders in advance of the committee's vote later this week.

The full committee markup is something of a surprise given that...

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