Obama hands military new cyber war guidelines

President Obama has signed executive orders that put the extent to which military commanders around the world can go in the use of cyber attacks and other computer operations against the enemy, and as part of routine intelligence from other countries.

The detail of the military orders must obtain presidential approval for a specific cyber assault on an enemy and the ability to weave cyber U.S. strategy in the struggle against war, defense officials and experts said cyber security The Associated Press.

Signed more than a month, orders cover a two-year effort by the Pentagon to draft standards in the U.S. the road to cyber warfare, and come as the U.S. begin working with allies in the global rules of the game.