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White House Releases Cybersecurity Executive Order

by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on

On May 11, 2017, the White House released its long-awaited Executive Order on cybersecurity (EO). The EO directs Executive Branch agencies to develop plans to assess and improve the cybersecurity of their own operations,...more

Global Privacy & Cybersecurity Update Vol. 13

by Jones Day on

On December 28, 2016, the New York Department of Financial Services ("DFS") released a revised version of a proposed regulation that would require banks, insurance companies, and other financial services institutions...more

European Commission Publishes Communication on Cybersecurity

by Reed Smith on

On 5 July, the European Commission (“EC”) published a communication outlining measures to improve resilience to cyber incidents, improve cooperation and information sharing, and promote innovation and competition in the...more

FERC to Strengthen Protections for Infrastructure Information

by Morgan Lewis on

Implementing new statutory authority, FERC proposes revised regulations to secure and share Critical Electric Infrastructure Information and penalize its unauthorized disclosure....more

FERC proposes FAST Act CEII rules

by PretiFlaherty on

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has proposed amending its regulations designed to protect critical information about utility infrastructure. If adopted, the new regulations would govern the treatment of Critical...more

We’re All About Sharing Cyber Information: The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Amidst the maelstrom of unceasing cyber attacks and intrusions, the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC or Center) assumes a front-and-center role as the government command and communication...more

New York State Charges Ahead on Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Legislation

On Feb. 26, 2015, in an effort to make “New York State’s computer infrastructure the most secure in the nation,” the New York State Senate passed a suite of four cybersecurity-related bills focused on protecting critical...more

President Obama Issues Executive Order on Cybersecurity Information Sharing

by White & Case LLP on

On February 13, 2015, President Barack Obama signed an executive order entitled "Promoting Private Sector Cybersecurity Information Sharing" (the "Executive Order") to foster cybersecurity threat information sharing within...more

White House Issues Executive Order on CyberSecurity

by Dechert LLP on

The Obama Administration has long expressed concerns about the vulnerability of America’s critical infrastructure to cyber-attack. On February 12, 2012, the day of the President’s State of the Union address, the...more

What You Should Be Doing Now to Prepare for Implementation of the Cybersecurity Executive Order

by BakerHostetler on

A tempting response to the Cybersecurity Executive Order (the "Order"), announced by President Obama at his State of the Union address, is to ignore it. It is vague in key particulars, such as which companies are part of the...more

Utilities Sector To Be a Focus of Executive Order Directing Development of Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Framework

by Cozen O'Connor on

Little more than a week after reports of cyber attacks targeted at the Department of Energy, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, President Obama declared in his State of the Union address that these forms of...more

Cybersecurity Developments in the U.S. and the EU

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

Everyone is talking about cybersecurity. Articles appear almost daily regarding significant cybersecurity events. And over the past two years, the drumbeat for action on the issue of cybersecurity and the protection of the...more

President Obama Issues Executive Order on Cybersecurity

by King & Spalding on

On February 12, 2013, President Obama issued a long-anticipated Executive Order concerning cybersecurity entitled Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity. The Executive Order marks a major milestone in the Federal...more

President Obama Issues New Executive Order on Improving Cybersecurity

by White & Case LLP on

On February 12, 2013, President Obama signed an executive order for "Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity" (the "Executive Order"). The Executive Order seeks to promote information sharing between the government...more

Addressing the Cyber Threat: Cybersecurity Executive Order Issued and CISPA Introduced

by Reed Smith on

The long-awaited executive order entitled “Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity” was issued on Tuesday, along with a companion Presidential Policy Directive and mention by the President in the State of the Union...more

White House Issues Cybersecurity Executive Order

by Holland & Knight LLP on

The long-awaited cybersecurity executive order (EO), which will ultimately establish national cybersecurity standards for critical infrastructure, was issued by President Obama on February 12, 2013. At the same time, the...more

President Obama’s Cybersecurity Executive Order and What it Means For Your Organization

by Poyner Spruill LLP on

On February 12, President Obama signed a much-anticipated cybersecurity executive order intended to “enhance the security and resilience” of U.S. critical infrastructure. The executive order is very similar to a draft leaked...more

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