February 29, 2024

Biden Issues Order Seeking to Protect American Data from Foreign Adversaries

Source: Voice of America

Hannah Kelley, research associate at the Center for a New American Security’s Technology and National Security Program told VOA’s Mandarin service the executive order is an effort to make the most impactful near-term progress on data protection.

Kelley said that while there is an ongoing debate about domestic data privacy legislation, there is more consensus about dealing with protecting U.S. data abroad.

She said there must be an assumption that countries of concern will find a way to obtain sensitive, personal and government information that is available, and the U.S. is in a position where it must make it as difficult as possible for those countries to do that.

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  • Hannah Kelley

    Former Research Associate, Technology and National Security Program

    Hannah Kelley is a former Research Associate with the Technology and National Security Program at CNAS. Her work at the Center focused on U.S. national technology strategy and...