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S. 770: NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act

CBO Score

$6 million

Date of Report

Fri May 5th, 2017

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

115th Congress

A bill to require the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology to disseminate resources to help reduce small business cybersecurity risks, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Brian Schatz — D — HI

NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the National Institute of Standards and Technology Act to require the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to consider small businesses when it facilitates and supports the development of voluntary, consensus-based, industry-led guidelines and procedures to cost-effectively reduce cyber risks to critical infrastructure. NIST must disseminate, and publish on its website, standard and method resources that small b...

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