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U.S. President Signs Anti Cyberattack Initiative

   
5:43 pm on Nov 14, 2012 (gmt 0)

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President Obama has signed a secret directive that effectively enables the military to act more aggressively to thwart cyberattacks on the nationís web of government and private computer networks.

Presidential Policy Directive 20 establishes a broad and strict set of standards to guide the operations of federal agencies in confronting threats in cyberspace, according to several U.S. officials who have seen the classified document and are not authorized to speak on the record. The president signed it in mid-October.U.S. President Signs Anti Cyberattack Initiative [washingtonpost.com]


The Washington Post calls it secret: I guess they mean the details are secret.
5:56 pm on Nov 14, 2012 (gmt 0)

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I guess they mean the details are secret.

I was going to say- it's not so secret any more.

Maybe it's like Double Secret Probation?

establishes a broad and strict set of standards

Um, right...
8:43 pm on Nov 14, 2012 (gmt 0)

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yeah..."broad and strict"....don't really go together.