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Cyber Executive Order Continues the Push for Public-Private Partnerships

Posted in Cybersecurity, Homeland Security, Legal Developments, Public-Private Partnerships
In conjunction with his remarks at the White House Summit on Cybersecurity at Stanford University earlier this month, President Obama signed Executive Order 13691, entitled “Promoting Private Sector Cybersecurity Information Sharing.”  Published in the Federal Register last week, the Order is intended to encourage and facilitate cybersecurity information sharing within the private sector, and also… Continue Reading

DHS Deputy Associate General Counsel to Speak at ABA Teleconference on Cybersecurity

Posted in Homeland Security
When the Government was facing a shutdown earlier this year, there was much speculation about the impact to cybersecurity. Certainly, cyberterrorists and other attackers would not stop or delay their attacks just because our Government had shutdown and there was concern that some of the Government’s cybersecurity functions would be shutdown, leaving the United States vulnerable. Luckily,… Continue Reading