February 13, 2013

CNAS Expert Analysis: President Obama's Cyber Security Executive Order

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
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.

the following additional CNAS resources on cyber security:

Time to Change the
Rules of the Cyber-Security Game

the Syrian Internet Outage Tells Us About the Ultimate Dual-Use Technology

Help Wanted: Geek
Squads for U.S. Cybersecurity

Cyber Future: Security and Prosperity in the Information Age


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