Cybersecurity Act

 In

DATE

December 2015

INSTITUTION

Office of the Director of National Intelligence

SHORT SUMMARY

The Act establishes a mechanism for cybersecurity information sharing among private-sector and federal government bodies. It excludes liability for private entities that share cybersecurity information in compliance with specific procedures, and it authorizes various bodies to monitor information systems and operate defensive measures.

The Act also bolsters cybersecurity protections federally. It also aims to improve the cybersecurity preparedness of critical information systems and networks.

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