Security amendment approved

Friday, 10 December 2004, 7:40 AM EST

A measure that would make cybersecurity an integral part of information technology acquisition plans survived as part of legislation passed by Congress this week.

The Senate on Dec. 8 passed the 9/11 Recommendations Implementation Act, which was approved by the House the previous day. The bill includes language that requires agencies to include information security in the planning and acquisition provisions of the Clinger-Cohen Act.

By Aliya Sternstein at FCW.

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