Obama: “Everybody’s online and everybody’s vulnerable”

President Barack Obama signed an executive order on Friday that encourages more cybersecurity threat-related data sharing between the private sector and the government.

Speaking at Stanford University in California, where many tech leaders and other government officials also assembled, the president acknowledged that federal authorities are in a bind.

“I have to tell you that grappling with how government protects the American people from adverse events while at the same time making sure that government itself is not abusing its capabilities is hard,” he said.

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