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How high of a priority is cyber policy?

More than a year after President Obama made a White House speech proclaiming that the protection of computer networks was a national priority, the federal government is still grappling with key questions about how to secure its computer systems as well as private networks deemed critical to U.S. security. Read the full article.

By Jodi Westrick  |  September 16, 2010; 7:49 AM ET  | Category:  National Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati  
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This is a play for bigger budgets and bigger bureaucratic empires for the usual Washington players.

"Cybersecurity" is something that can and should be addressed by individuals and businesses, not by some huge slow-moving government bureaucracy.

Posted by: kcx7 | September 16, 2010 6:21 PM

It's going slowly because it is very hard to do.

If microsoft and google and huge financial institutions can't keep ahead of the hackers and cyber criminals, what makes anyone think that the government has the people that can do it?

Posted by: gjhinnova | September 16, 2010 7:04 PM

If I make *your* computer insecure will the problem get your attention? I hope for your sake that it would.

Posted by: Nymous | September 16, 2010 8:08 PM

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