U.S. Says Military Can Respond to Domestic Cyberthreats - NYTimes.comQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|Under the new rules, the president would approve the use of the military's expertise in computer-network warfare, and the Department of Homeland Security would direct the work. Officials involved in drafting the rules said the goal was to ensure a rapid response to a cyberthreat while balancing concerns that civil liberties might be at risk should the military take over such domestic operations.|
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