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New national cybersecurity plan? Zeus trojan says bring it on

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January 7, 2011
FedCyber Wire
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via Ars Technica

Following a quick trip to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, United States Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke is headed for the Stanford Institute on Policy Research on Friday. He’s there to talk up the Obama administration’s efforts to “enhance online security and privacy and next steps in meeting the challenges of a growing cyber world,” according to a press statement.

The plan is to launch a National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) – an effort to support private-sector solutions to make the online environment more secure. The sooner the better, because the Zeus (or ZeuS) Trojan has struck again, this time targeting government employees.

Full story here.