The Congressmen commended the US stance in opposition to a telecommunications treaty being negotiated at the World Conference on International Telecommunications in Dubai that would boost efforts to stifle Internet freedom around the world.
Weekly News Round-up
- U.S. could use cyberattack on Syrian air defenses in USA Today. Imposition of a no-fly zone over Syria would likely be preceded by EW including cyberattacks.
- U.S. to protect private sector from secret software attacks on Reuters. Through “Enhanced Cybersecurity Services”, the government will provide protections based on classified information.
- Funding DHS Cybersecurity Initiatives in Gov Info Security. The House’s Homeland Appropriations bill sets aside $786 million for cybersecurity in FY2014.