/// Obama’s Cybersecurity Order Aims For a Restart With Congress

February 13, 2013  |  All Things Digital


A first step. That’s how President Obama’s Executive Order concerning “Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity,” is being widely described today. As expected , the order creates a government working group that will reach out to the private sector to put in place some voluntary standards for companies deemed to be running critical infrastructure — banks, utilities, transportation companies and the like. The President also addressed some of the concerns in his State of the Union Address last night, saying “We know foreign countries and companies swipe our corporate secrets. Now our enemies are also seeking the ability to sabotage our power grid, our financial institutions, our air-traffic control systems.

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