Experts find fault with cyberdirective

Wednesday, 20 February 2008, 12:30 AM EST

When President Bush issued a classified cybersecurity directive early last month, he reversed 21 years of policy that had prevented the Defense Department and the National Security Agency from having oversight of civilian agency networks.

Some opponents of the directive, which include several former Office of Management and Budget officials, say that National Security Presidential Directive 54/Homeland Security Presidential Directive 23 authorizing intelligence monitoring of all federal agency network will create a new set of information technology security problems and raise privacy and civil liberties concerns that had been avoided until now.

At FCW.

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