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BGOV Bill Summary: H.R. 5658, DHS Roles in Cyber Incidents

May 13, 2022, 9:34 PM

The Homeland Security Department would have to report on the roles and responsibilities of the department and its components in responding to cyber incidents under H.R. 5658.

The department, in coordination with the head of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), would have to:

  • Review its cyber incident response plan to address cybersecurity risks to critical infrastructure and how the federal government uses the plan to respond to cyber incidents.
  • Explain the department’s role in supporting the federal government’s response, including working with affected private sector entities.
  • Describe the authorities the department uses to assist in addressing cyber ...

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