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Why Obama's executive order on cybersecurity doesn't satisfy most experts

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What the order does do is attempt to induce companies that own critical assets to voluntarily improve their own security. The order:

In unveiling the initiative in his State of the Union speech Tuesday, President Obama was blunt about the current cyber threat.

“Now our enemies are also seeking the ability to sabotage our power grid, our financial institutions, and our air traffic control systems,” Mr. Obama said. “We cannot look back years from now and wonder why we did nothing in the face of real threats to our security and our economy.”

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