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CBO: House Bill on Cybersecurity Support for Small Businesses Would Cost $1M From 2017 to 2021

The Congressional Budget Office has said a House bill that would require the Department of Homeland Security and Small Business Administration to create a strategy for small business development centers to provide cybersecurity training and counseling to clients would cost approximately $1 million over five years. CBO said in a report published Thursday that …

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House Passes Bill to Help State, Local Agencies Address Cyber Risks

The House voted 394-3 Monday to pass a bill that aims to increase cyber defenses at the state and local levels of government. The National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium Act , sponsored by Joaquin Castro (D-Texas), would authorize the Department of Homeland Security to partner with universities and nonprofit to offer cyber risk and incident management …

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CBO: Natl Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium Bill Would Not Affect Revenue, Direct Spending

The Congressional Budget Office has said a proposed House bill that calls for collaboration between the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium to support state and local cybersecurity efforts would not directly affect  government spending or revenues. CBO said Friday it estimates that the implementation of the National Cybersecurity Preparedness …

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CBO: Intell Authorization Bill’s Unclassified Provisions Would Cost $521M Through Fiscal 2021

The Congressional Budget Office estimates it would cost the federal government approximately $521 million over five years to implement unclassified programs under the House’s Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017. CBO said Wednesday the bill, if enacted, will also have an impact on direct spending and revenues but will not impose costs on state, …

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