VIDEO : 'HOMELAND' To Scan Emails, Monitor Web TrafficSubmitted by emalvini on Thu, 03/21/2013 - 19:14
VIDEO : 'HOMELAND' To Scan Emails, Monitor Web Traffic
Joseph Menn and Deborah Charles | Reuters – 3 hrs.
The U.S. government is expanding a cybersecurity program that scans Internet traffic headed into and out of defense contractors to include far more of the country's private, civilian-run infrastructure.
As a result, more private sector employees than ever before, including those at big banks, utilities and key transportation companies, will have their emails and Web surfing scanned as a precaution against cyber attacks.