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By SeanLawson On October 11, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta gave a speech on “Defending the Nation from Cyber Attack” to the Business Executives for National Security in New York City. On the whole, the speech was unremarkable. It repeated what have become the standard, policy-maker talking p...

via the Associated Press President Barack Obama has signed executive orders that lay out how far military commanders around the globe can go in using cyberattacks and other computer-based operations against enemies and as part of routine espionage in other countries. The orders detail when the milit...

via Reuters Last month the Obama administration pressed Congress to pass stronger cybersecurity measures, including a doubling of the maximum sentence for potentially endangering national security to 20 years in prison. While it remains to be seen if the proposal will become law, the question of how...

via Gov Info Security More of a passing thought than an actual proposal, a former director of national intelligence suggested United States leaders could create a Department of Cyber to address cyber threats the nation faces. But before the idea could set in, Michael McConnell said he had second tho...