Date Added: Dec 2009
The impact of security weaknesses like those described in this report on society at large have not escaped the attention of governments around the world - many are now demanding action. Upon the release of the report, President Obama declared that he would henceforth treat the nation's entire digital infrastructure as a critical asset. The president stated, "Protecting this infrastructure will be a national security priority. The paper will ensure that these networks are secure, trustworthy, and resilient. The paper will deter, prevent, detect, and defend against attacks and recover quickly from any disruptions or damage."