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NCS 11/17/11

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National Cyber Security

National Cyber Security


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Lying on the Internet could be against the law.  The Department of Justice recently asked Congress to make some changes to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.  Those changes would make it a crime to break terms of service or violate workplace policies.

The United States government says it is ready to fight cyber crime if the government is attacked.  The Defense Department says if the President gives an order in response to hostile cyberattacks against the U.S. economy, government or military, it is ready to launch offensive cyber operations against specific foes.

There’s a war going on in the cyber world and in order to win, the government says the public and private sectors have to work together.  Cyber security experts say the effort against cyber crime is very complex and the more hands in the pot fighting against cyber crime, the better.

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