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h_bus_2018a_2018-04-17t13:30:50z0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-086

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR
Date Apr 17, 2018      
Location LSB A



SB18-086 - Committee Discussion Only


01:30:56 PM  

Representatives Rankin and Ginal introduced Senate Bill 18-086. The bill requires the state's Chief Information Security Officer to annually identify, assess, and mitigate cyber threats to the state. The bill also authorizes the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to include distributed ledger technologies within its curricula and research and development activities, and requires the Department of State to consider the use of distributed ledger technologies when distributing data to other public agencies.  Representative Rankin discussed the impetus for the bill and possible cyber threats that the state faces.

01:37:48 PM  

Representative Ginal commented on the bill and explained blockchain technology. Representatives Rankin and Ginal responded to questions from the committee.

01:51:28 PM  
Committee discussion regarding the bill and the bill's fiscal note continued.
02:01:55 PM  

Brenda Berlin, Governor's Office of Information Technology, provided information regarding the office's information security program. She responded to questions from the committee. Representative Rankin responded to questions from the committee regarding whether the Joint Technology Committee reviewed the bill.

02:08:38 PM  

Martin Wood, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, testified in support of the bill and regarding the bill's provisions related to training programs in cybersecurity.

02:13:16 PM  

Wendy Stolyarov, Filament, testified in support of the bill.

02:16:06 PM  

Mr. Wood responded to questions from the committee regarding the bill's provisions related to funding for cybersecurity programs at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

02:20:15 PM  
Matt Wendel, Colorado Technology Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:22:53 PM  

Tim Griesmer, Colorado Department of State, testified in support of the bill.

02:23:18 PM  
Nick Mazur, Block Frame, testified in support of the bill.
02:27:05 PM  

The bill was laid over for action, and Representative Kraft-Tharp announced that the witness testimony phase would remain open.