TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
5,918 Reviews & Articles | 38,130 News Posts

ReportTT: Obama planning to issue executive order dealing with cybersecurity

Obama nearing a release of an executive order dealing with US cybersecurity

| Business, Financial & Legal News | Posted: Feb 8, 2013 9:45 am

Bloomberg news is reporting that President Obama is near to issuing an executive order that would deal with the nation's cybersecurity. They cite two former White House officials who have been briefed on the Obama administration's plans. An increase in US cybersecurity is desperately needed as was demonstrated by the recent hack of the Federal Reserve.

 

TweakTown image news/2/8/28407_1_reporttt_obama_planning_to_issue_executive_order_dealing_with_cybersecurity.jpg

 

This executive order has apparently been in the drafting stages since last fall. It's widely expected to be released after Obama holds his State of the Union address on February 12. It reportedly will set up a voluntary program of standards for companies involved with vital US infrastructure such as, say, a power plant.

 

We'll definitely have more details after this executive order is released.

NEWS SOURCE
Bloomberg.com

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Business, Financial & Legal news at our Business, Financial & Legal news index page.

Do you get our news RSS feed? Get It!

Post a Comment about this news

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts

TweakTown Web Poll

Question: Facebook's acquisition of Oculus VR will...

Improve Oculus Rift Development

Hamper Oculus Rift Development

Completely destroy Oculus Rift Development

Let's wait and see, I'm not sure

or View the Results

View More Polls

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases