[LINK] President forms cyberterrorism panel
Thu, 18 Oct 2001 12:20:58 +1000
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Source:Edupage, October 17, 2001
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PRESIDENT FORMS CYBERTERRORISM PANEL
President Bush on Tuesday issued an executive order to create a
new panel designed to protect essential information systems from
cyberterrorist attacks. The President's Critical Infrastructure
Board will consist of cabinet members and top presidential aides.
In the order, Bush said that protecting these networks will
ensure the safety of "the people, economy, essential human and
government services, and national security of the United States."
The president identified utilities and services that depend on
information networks, such as health care and emergency services,
financial and transportation systems, telecommunications, water,
(Associated Press, 16 October 2001)
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