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Obama order allows sharing of data on cyberattacks
Obama order allows sharing of data on cyberattacks

President Barack Obama, appearing Friday at a summit on computer security, signed an executive order to make it easier for businesses to peer into the government's deep reservoirs of data on cyberattacks — the latest attempt to draw the private and public sectors together against what officials describe as an unrelenting assault on the nation's computer networks. "This summit is an example of what we need more of," Obama told a gathering of Silicon Valley leaders at Stanford University, "all of us working together to do what none of us can achieve alone." After the high-profile hack last year of Sony Picture's Entertainment, officials have looked...

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