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      house Committees
      House Committee on Homeland Security
      Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies
      Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications
    IntroducedJanuary 26th, 2010

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Title

Cyber Security Domestic Preparedness Act

Official Title

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish the Cyber Security Domestic Preparedness Consortium, and for other purposes.

Summary

Cyber Security Domestic Preparedness Act - Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish the Cyber Security Domestic Preparedness Consortium to: (1) provide training to state and local first responders and officials specifically for preparing and responding to cyber security attacks; (2) develop and update a curriculum and training model; (3) provide technical assistance services to build and sustain capabilities in support of cyber security preparedness and response; and (4) conduct cyber security training and simulation exercises to defend against and respond to cyber attacks. Authorizes the Secretary to establish a Cyber Security Training Center to provide training courses and other resources for state and local first responders and officials to improve preparedness and response capabilities.