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Commerce Department Calls for Improved Cybersecurity Through Voluntary Self-Regulatory Standards

At a time when hacks of major commercial computer systems are in the news, the Department of Commerce’s Internet Policy Task Force issued a green paper yesterday preliminarily recommending a new framework for Internet security for the myriad interconnected companies using the Internet other than those considered critical infrastructure. The report, described in this blog entry, proposes voluntary self-regulatory codes of conduct.