All Federal Employees will Soon be Required to take Cybersecurity Training and Become Governmental Spies
President Obama likely intends to sign a new executive order on Cybersecurity, expanding dictatorial powers and most likely giving the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) even more control over America’s infrastructure.
By Shepard Ambellas
December 12, 2012
Forming adequate cybersecurity protection as an individual, private corporation, or government entity is a tough task in present times with technology, hackers, and cyber terrorists advancing at rapid rates.
A major question now facing America is whether or not the government should to be in charge of our individual, private, and corporate cyber security issues? Apparently the Obama Administration thinks so.
In fact, he is so adamant on the issue that he is planning to circumvent the Senate with an Executive Order (EO) as they have failed to pass S. 3414, the 2012 Cyber Security Act (CSA) twice now in the current lame duck session.
But why is the government so interested in the cyber security of entire country including the security of private corporations?
It is logical to assume the government would want to protect secure government operations and installations including critical infrastructure, but with the new Executive Order private corporations would be required to submit sensitive security data to the government.
The first part of the Presidential draft of the Executive Order entitled “IMPROVING CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE CYBERSECURlTY” submitted late November 2012 reads;