HR 404

Safe and Secure Federal Websites Act of 2017

Score:

5 out of 5

01/10/2017: Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

This bill finally gives some recognition to the importance of security and privacy. It requires federal websites to be secure, eliminating vulnerabilities in an attempt to stop hacking of users' personally identifiable information (PII) before websites go live.

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Pros

Does not impose any obligation on private parties or state/local agency websites.

Cons

None we see. This bill can only improve security and handling of users' personal information.

Tags:
  • Privacy,
  • United States