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Concerning Statewide Cybersecurity Performance (Miloscia, Zeiger, Pearson)

Requires the consolidated technology services agency to:
(1) Develop procedures for providing information about the state's cybersecurity infrastructure, performance, and posture with members of the state legislature;
(2) Enter into a partnership with the national institutes of standards and technology to coordinate and schedule cybersecurity excellence assessments of the agency's operations every two years; and
(3) Transmit completed cybersecurity excellence assessments and feedback reports to pertinent legislative committees and the office of the governor.
Requires the office of the state chief information officer to include the following in its state strategic information technology plan: One-year and five-year projections for the use of information technology and electronic access to government records, information, and services.

1ST SUBSTITUTE COMPARED TO ORIGINAL:
Requires an excellence assessment, rather than a cybersecurity excellence assessment, of agency operational performance.

Clarifies that the procedures for providing information about the state's cybersecurity infrastructure, performance, and posture to the members of the Legislature will be developed mutually with the Legislature and include enforceable nondisclosure agreements.

Hearing Date: Wednesday, February 01, 2017 -- 8:00 am

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5455&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)