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WH declassifies excerpts from Bush-era cybersecurity report
The Hill ^ | 3/2/10 | Tony Romm

Posted on 03/02/2010 2:14:36 PM PST by Nachum

The White House on Tuesday made public excerpts of a previously classified report on cybersecurity prepared by the Bush adminisration.

The report prescribes that the president "establish a front line of defense" and better address emerging cybersecurity threats.

It also calls on both White House officials and lawmakers to boost domestic Web security programs, especially with respect to the federal government's classified networks, while expanding cybersecurity research and education programs.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhodhs; bush43; bushera; cybersecurity; declassifies; wh
Gosh, I feel safer already.
1 posted on 03/02/2010 2:14:36 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Especially interesting when added to a recent report in which the Pentagon says they hasve no responsibility to protect civil infrastructure from a cyber attack, and the knowledge that Latvian and Georgian infrastructure was disabled by Russian military hackers. But no worry - it was only power, communications, command and control.....

Aren’t we lucky that no one out there would want to do the U.S. any harm?

2 posted on 03/02/2010 2:48:43 PM PST by Pecos
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