White House Cybersecurity Plan Feared Inadequate By Experts, Could Violate Privacy

Experts fear a new government plan to combat the growing threat of cyberattacks on private computers, the government’s own systems and the nation’s critical infrastructure could end up implementing outdated controls and introduce possible privacy violations.The plan, unveiled by the White House on Thursday, was lauded by experts for increasing attention on cybersecurity and recommending higher penalties for cybercriminals. But some say the proposal lacks the force, flexibility and specificity necessary to effectively protect the nation’s cybersecurity.
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