2009 U.S. Information and Communications Enhancement Act

A bill introduced in the Senate on Tuesday would strengthen the requirements in a much maligned security law, asking agencies to actively monitor and fix security holes in computer systems and requiring the White House to provide tougher enforcement.

The bill, the 2009 U.S. Information and Communications Enhancement Act, also would require the Commerce Department to establish standards for securing all government information systems, including those used by the Defense Department and intelligence agencies to support national security.

via Nextgov – Bill would toughen security requirements over current law.