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Best Reactions To Obama's Cybersecurity Executive Order

Is President Obama's executive order on cybersecurity causing hackers to shudder and financial institutions to breathe a sigh of relief? Here are some of the top reactions on the web to this controversial bill.

3. Number 1 reason why the Obama administration brought the cybersecurity bill back, despite an earlier version dying quickly under threat of presidential veto and widespread protest from Internet activists:

People ask me all the time, 'What keeps you up at night?' And I say, 'Spicy Mexican food, weapons of mass destruction and cyber attacks.

-- House Intelligence Committee ranking member Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Maryland).

Source: Rolling Stone.

Melanie Rodier has worked as a print and broadcast journalist for over 10 years, covering business and finance, general news, and film trade news. Prior to joining Wall Street & Technology in April 2007, Melanie lived in Paris, where she worked for the International Herald ... View Full Bio

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Greg MacSweeney
Greg MacSweeney,
User Rank: Apprentice
2/15/2013 | 10:18:10 PM
re: Best Reactions To Obama's Cybersecurity Executive Order
The cyber security executive order alone won't stop the attacks, but hopefully it moves the private sector to share more information with the regulators and law enforcement when attacks are detected. Getting to a real time threat detection system is important.
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