Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Obama signs long-awaited cybersecurity executive order | Politics and Law - CNET News

Cybersecurity progress via executive order
"The executive order -- and a related "Presidential Policy Directive" updating Bush-era policies from 2003 -- drew quick praise from civil liberties groups.
The ACLU said it's "encouraged" by it, and in a not-so-subtle swipe at CISPA, added that the order shows "there are smart ways to bolster cybersecurity while protecting privacy."
Leslie Harris, president of the Center for Democracy and Technology, said in a statement that: "Rather than having the government monitor private networks, it is better for security and privacy to have private entities protect their own systems and networks. Better sharing of what the government knows will enhance that effort.""
Obama signs long-awaited cybersecurity executive order | Politics and Law - CNET News
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