Friday, July 26, 2013

U.S. updating cyberattack "playbook" amid rising security concerns

The U.S. is updating what the country's top military officer calls a "playbook" relating to cyberattacks and federal agency roles and responsibilities in such scenarios, and it will soon begin talks with China on cybersecurity concerns and rules of conduct. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, also discussed steps to reduce the leaking of government secrets such as decreasing the number of employees who need access to critical information and conducting more in-depth background checks

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