Washington, February 13, 2013 — Yesterday, President Obama signed an Executive Order designed to improve the cyber security of the nation's critical infrastructures such as power plants, financial systems and telecommunications networks. CNAS Senior Fellow & Director of the Program on Technology and U.S. National Security Dr. Irving Lachow and Research Associate Jacob Stokes offer their perspective on the Executive Order's strengths and areas for improvement in their analysis Assessing the Cyber Executive Order, released today by CNAS.
Read the following additional CNAS resources on cyber security:
Time to Change the Rules of the Cyber-Security Game
What the Syrian Internet Outage Tells Us About the Ultimate Dual-Use Technology
Help Wanted: Geek Squads for U.S. Cybersecurity
America's Cyber Future: Security and Prosperity in the Information Age
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