Top Secret Cybersecurity Policy Directive Revealed & the Debate Obama May ‘Welcome’ But Never Have

By: Saturday June 8, 2013 9:00 am

Back in November 2012, the Washington Post reported on a “secret” presidential directive that President Barack Obama had signed and characterized it as “the most extensive White House effort to date to wrestle with what constitutes an ‘offensive’ and a ‘defensive’ action in the rapidly evolving world of cyberwar and cyberterrorism.” This cybersecurity directive, which was classified “top secret,” has been published by The Guardian‘s Glenn Greenwald and is the latest in a series of leaks on government surveillance.

The directive is “Presidential Policy Directive 20.”

 

Obama’s Secret Directive Keeps Evolving Cybersecurity Policy Concealed

By: Wednesday November 14, 2012 5:15 pm

President Barack Obama has issued and signed a secret presidential directive that the Washington Post reports is “the most extensive White House effort to date to wrestle with what constitutes an ‘offensive’ and a ‘defensive’ action in the rapidly evolving world of cyberwar and cyberterrorism.”

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