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After defeat of cybersecurity bill, Obama weighs executive order
Posted By admin On August 5, 2012 @ 3:05 am In Featured Stories,Tile | Comments Disabled
Aug 5, 2012
Senate Republicans recently blocked cybersecurity legislation, but the issue might not be dead after all.
The White House hasn’t ruled out issuing an executive order to strengthen the nation’s defenses against cyber attacks if Congress refuses to act.
“In the wake of Congressional inaction and Republican stall tactics, unfortunately, we will continue to be hamstrung by outdated and inadequate statutory authorities that the legislation would have fixed,” White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said in an emailed response to whether the president is considering a cybersecurity order.
“Moving forward, the President is determined to do absolutely everything we can to better protect our nation against today’s cyber threats and we will do that,” Carney said.
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 Full article here: http://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/technology/242227-with-defeat-of-cybersecurity-bill-obama-weighs-executive-order-option
 Failure of Cybersecurity Bill in Senate Paves Way for Obama Executive Order: http://www.prisonplanet.com/failure-of-cybersecurity-bill-in-senate-paves-way-for-obama-executive-order.html
 Obama Plans Executive Order to Force Cybersecurity Boondoggle On America: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-plans-executive-order-to-force-cybersecurity-boondoggle-on-america.html
 White House circulating draft of executive order on cybersecurity: http://www.prisonplanet.com/white-house-circulating-draft-of-executive-order-on-cybersecurity.html
 Is Obama’s Cybersecurity Executive Order Imminent?: http://www.prisonplanet.com/is-obama%e2%80%99s-cybersecurity-executive-order-imminent.html
 Obama Executive Order On CyberSecurity Coming In January: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-executive-order-on-cybersecurity-coming-in-january.html
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