Leaked document shows Obama efforts to expand cyberwarfare preparation
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The latest document, called Presidential Policy Directive/PPD 20, is marked SECRET/NOFORN which means it is not to be shared with foreign nationals. CNN could not independently verify the directive but it appears in the same format as other government directive documents. Secret material is highly sensitive but it is not the highest level of classification in the government.
The presidential directive orders the federal government to potential targets for cyberoperations essentially cyberattacks. law, presidential approval is required for all cyberoperations. canada goose outlet phone number In the event an attack is ordered, the president would specifically approve that use of force and troops specializing in cyberoperation, a senior Pentagon official told CNN.
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The leak, though revealing, will likely not raise the alarm of Americans compared to the previous disclosure in The Guardian of a secret court order to Verizon to turn over its complete phone records for calls within the United States and overseas. Internet companies including Google and Facebook to intercept e mails, videos, photos and other data flowing through the United States.
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On Thursday, the director of national intelligence called the leaks and said the situation potentially long lasting and irreversible harm to efforts to defend the country.
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