Cyber Security Enhancement Act of 2002 Law and Legal Definition

The Cyber Security Enhancement Act of 2002 (“Act”) is a U.S. federal law that amended the sentencing guidelines relating to certain computer crimes. However, subsection (b) relating to the amendment, and many other subsections of the Act stands omitted.

The Act as it reads now:

6 USCS § 145. Cyber Security Enhancement Act of 2002

(a) Short title. This section may be cited as the "Cyber Security Enhancement Act of 2002".

(b) [Omitted]

(c) Study and report on computer crimes. Not later than May 1, 2003, the United States Sentencing Commission shall submit a brief report to Congress that explains any actions taken by the Sentencing Commission in response to this section and includes any recommendations the Commission may have regarding statutory penalties for offenses under section 1030 of title 18, United States Code.

(d) Emergency disclosure exception.

(1) [Omitted]

(2) Reporting of disclosures. A government entity that receives a disclosure under section 2702(b) of title 18, United States Code, shall file, not later than 90 days after such disclosure, a report to the Attorney General stating the paragraph of that section under which the disclosure was made, the date of the disclosure, the entity to which the disclosure was made, the number of customers or subscribers to whom the information disclosed pertained, and the number of communications, if any, that were disclosed. The Attorney General shall publish all such reports into a single report to be submitted to Congress 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act [enacted Nov. 25, 2002].

(e)--(j) [Omitted]

Subsection (b), which has been omitted, is classified to 28 USCS § 994 note, subsection (d)(1), which has been omitted, amended 18 USCS § 2702, and subsections (e)-(j), which have been omitted, amended 18 USCS §§ 1030, 2511, 2512, 2520, 2701, 2703, and 3125.