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HR 3523 - Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act - Key Vote

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Grace Napolitano voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (248-168) - (Key vote)

Title: Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the federal government to share cyber threat information with private-sector entities and utilities.

Highlights:
  • Requires the Director of National Intelligence to establish procedures for sharing cyber threat information with private-sector entities and utilities (Sec. 2).
  • Defines “cyber threat information” as information directly pertaining to the following for any government or private entity's computer system or network (Sec. 2):
    • A vulnerability of the network;
    • A threat to the integrity, confidentiality, or availability of the network;
    • Efforts to deny access to or degrade, disrupt, or destroy the network; or
    • Efforts to gain unauthorized access to the network.
  • Limits the sharing of cyber threat information to the following (Sec. 2):
    • Sharing with protected or self-protected entities;
    • Sharing with an individual with appropriate security clearance; or
    • Sharing consistent with the need to protect the national security of the United States.
  • Defines “protected entity” as an entity, other than an individual, that contracts with a cybersecurity provider for cybersecurity goods or services (Sec. 2).
  • Defines “self-protected entity” as an entity, other than an individual, that provides cybersecurity goods or services to itself (Sec. 2).
  • Prohibits the federal government from using the following information to pursue cyber threats (Sec. 2):
    • Library circulation records and patron lists;
    • Book sales records and customer lists;
    • Firearms sales records;
    • Tax returns;
    • Educational records; or
    • Medical records.
  • Prohibits the federal government from disclosing cyber threat information to an entity outside the federal government except as authorized by the entity sharing the information (Sec. 2).
  • Prohibits the federal government from using cyber threat information for regulatory purposes (Sec. 2).
  • Authorizes the federal government to use cyber threat information for any of the following purposes (Sec. 2):
    • For cybersecurity purposes;
    • For the investigation and prosecution of cybersecurity crimes;
    • For the protection of individuals from death or serious bodily harm;
    • For the protection of minors from threats including, but not limited to, child pornography, sexual exploitation and kidnapping; or
    • To protect the national security of the United States.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act

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