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White House Releases Cybersecurity Plan

The Bush administration today quietly released a scaled-back cybersecurity strategy outlining steps government, industry and citizens should take to protect computer systems from online attacks. The strategy, which President Bush signed on Jan. 31, has been in development since shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Unlike earlier drafts that asked the private sector to take concrete steps to protect their systems, the majority of the final document directs the government to lead by example by tightening the security of federal information systems. Omitted from the final plan were proposals to ask technology companies to contribute to a security research fund and for Internet service providers to bundle firewall and other security technology with their service. Full Story

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