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Cyberpsace Policy Review | WhiteHouse.gov

The President released the following much anticipated document today.  Item #10 is of particular interest to me.  This aspect has grains of what I happen to think embody the next step in internet beyond where we are.

Cyberspace Policy Review | White House

10. Build a cybersecurity-based identity management vision and strategy that addresses privacy and civil liberties interests, leveraging privacy-enhancing technologies for the Nation.

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And this …

The Administration should assist international financial institutions, such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, with the necessary information, tools, and expertise and encourage their use of best practices to protect their information systems, which suffered a series of serious intrusions in 2008.  61

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http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,435681,00.html, World Bank Under Cyber Siege in ‘Unprecedented Crisis’, October 10, 2008; http://www.foxnews.
com/story/0,2933,452348,00.html, Cyber-Hackers Break into IMF Computer System, November 14, 2008.

Written by Colin Henderson

May 29, 2009 at 21:41

Posted in US

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