Obama taps former NSA CEO to head up cybersecurity

In the waning months of the Obama administration, the White House is racing to lay the groundwork for an enduring plan to shore up the nation’s critical digital infrastructure.

Yesterday, President Obama described the digital age as a sort of double-edged sword, at once delivering “incredible opportunity, incredible wealth,” while also presenting a new set of complex and evolving security challenges that arise from an environment where “more and more of our lives are being downloaded, being stored, and as a consequence are a lot more vulnerable.”

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