assembly Bill A3448

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires the formation of a cyber security advisory board and the implementation of a cyber security initiative

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to governmental operations
Jan 27, 2017 referred to governmental operations

A3448 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S924
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §719, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A6130, S3407

A3448 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the formation of a cyber security advisory board and the implementation of a cyber security initiative.

A3448 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3448

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DenDEKKER  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the executive law,  in  relation  to  a  cyber  security
  initiative

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 719 to
read as follows:
  § 719. NEW YORK STATE CYBER SECURITY INITIATIVE.  1. LEGISLATIVE FIND-
INGS. THE LEGISLATURE FINDS AND DECLARES THAT REPEATED CYBER  INTRUSIONS
INTO CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE, EFFECTING GOVERNMENT, PRIVATE SECTOR BUSI-
NESS,  AND CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, HAVE DEMONSTRATED THE NEED
FOR IMPROVED CYBER SECURITY.
  THE LEGISLATURE FURTHER FINDS AND  DECLARES  THAT  THIS  CYBER  THREAT
CONTINUES TO GROW AND REPRESENTS ONE OF THE MOST SERIOUS PUBLIC SECURITY
CHALLENGES  THAT  NEW  YORK MUST CONFRONT. MOREOVER, THE SECURITY OF THE
STATE OF NEW YORK DEPENDS  ON  THE  RELIABLE  FUNCTIONING  OF  NEW  YORK
STATE'S  CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE, AND PRIVATE SECTOR BUSINESS INTERESTS,
AS WELL AS THE PROTECTION OF THE FINANCES AND  INDIVIDUAL  LIBERTIES  OF
EVERY CITIZEN, IN THE FACE OF SUCH THREATS.
  THE  LEGISLATURE  ADDITIONALLY  FINDS AND DECLARES THAT TO ENHANCE THE
SECURITY, PROTECTION AND RESILIENCE OF NEW YORK STATE'S CRITICAL INFRAS-
TRUCTURE,  AND  PRIVATE  SECTOR  BUSINESS  INTERESTS,  AS  WELL  AS  THE
PROTECTION  OF  THE  FINANCES AND INDIVIDUAL LIBERTIES OF EVERY CITIZEN,
THE STATE OF NEW YORK MUST PROMOTE A CYBER ENVIRONMENT  THAT  ENCOURAGES
EFFICIENCY,  INNOVATION,  AND  ECONOMIC PROSPERITY, AND THAT CAN OPERATE
WITH SAFETY, SECURITY,  BUSINESS  CONFIDENTIALITY,  PRIVACY,  AND  CIVIL
LIBERTY.
  THE  LEGISLATURE FURTHER FINDS AND DECLARES THAT TO CREATE SUCH A SAFE
AND SECURE CYBER ENVIRONMENT FOR GOVERNMENT, PRIVATE SECTOR BUSINESS AND
INDIVIDUAL CITIZENS, NEW YORK MUST ADVANCE, IN ADDITION TO  ITS  CURRENT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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