H.R. 2096 Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2011


This US Bill aims to advance cybersecurity research, development, and technical standards, and for other purposes. The?Bill is similar to S. 1152.? It outlines a strategic plan that would continue funding for National Science Foundation (NSF) scholarships, encourage research and innovation in the field of cybersecurity at institutions of higher learning, and train future computer security professionals who will use their acquired skills in the federal workforce.

Subject areas

  • Science, Technology, Communications
  • Advanced technology and technological innovations
  • Computer security and identity theft
  • Crime prevention
  • Crimes against children
  • Education programs funding
  • Employment and training programs
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management


Rep. Michael T. McCaul (TX-10)


The Bill was introduced on June 2, 2011 and was referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. The Bill was unanimously approved by the committee on July 21, 2011.

Text of the Bill