Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Congress urged to do more to secure Internet - The Boston Globe

Interesting times

The US government must take a more active role in securing the Internet, industry experts told Congress yesterday, arguing that the prospect of a serious attack is growing as businesses and governments rely more on cyberspace.

Comparing the digital age to the dawn of automobiles, analysts said more regulations may be the only way to force the public and private sectors to counter cyber threats adequately. They compared the need for new oversight to regulations for seat belts and safety equipment that made US highways safer.

Congress urged to do more to secure Internet - The Boston Globe

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