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February 21, 2013

Obama Announces Plan to Shore Up U.S. Cyber Defenses

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By David Talbot, Technology Review

President uses State of the Union address to launch effort to protect infrastructure against a “growing threat.”Citing a “rapidly growing threat from cyberattacks,” President Obama said last night that he has issued an executive order that would strengthen the computerized defenses of the United States. The order will increase information sharing and coöperation among government agencies and companies, and establish standards for responding to threats. Both are considered important components of effective cyber defense.

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