Cybercrime Law, Regulation, Effects on Innovation

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Cybercrime Law, Regulation, Effects on Innovation

Human Aspects in Cybersecurity: Ethics, Legal Issues, and Psychology
CSEC 620 9024
Summer Semester May 18, 2015

Table of Contents Introduction 1 The Role of the Government in Protecting National Security 1 Acceptance of Government Intervention on Protecting National Security 2 Reaction to the Security Intervention on the Private Sector 3 Impacts/Effects of Government Regulations to Private Industries 4 Compliance Measures to Protect National Security 5 Responsibility to Protect National Security 5 Conclusion 6


Government has the responsibility to protect its national security and citizen. This could be done by providing policies and
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(Risen, 2014).

Reaction to the Government Intervention Methods
Cyber security has been the primary focus for the United States. We live in world where a computer is used to connect us with other parts of the world. Cybersecurity is a serious economic and national security challenge the nation faces on a day-to-day basis. We use computers in our homes, schools but most importantly computers are used in many organizations that process sensitive information which makes us an easy target.
In 2009, the President developed a strategy to work closely with a Cybersecurity Coordinator in the Executive Branch to communicate with government agencies as well as the private sector. This team was to ensure all cyber incidents were being responded to, technology solution were being developed and cybersecurity awareness was being promoted. (White House, 2009).
The Patriot Act passed by the Congress after the 9/11 attack was one of the key methods planned by the government to track down terror and cyber-attack leads and prevent before the private and public is in any danger. Key points of the Act includes (a) enhancing domestic security against terrorism, (b) enhanced surveillance procedures, (c) protecting the border, (d) removing obstacles to investigating terrorism, ( e ) increased information sharing for critical infrastructure protection,

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