Tag: executive order

On May 11, the Trump administration released the long-delayed Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure. The order calls for government agencies to follow best cybersecurity practices and holds agency leaders accountable for security breaches. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John Kelly spoke about DHS’s cybersecurity efforts and the new executive […]

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Earlier this week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued the first U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Declined Detainer Outcome Report (DDOR). The DDOR is mandated by the president’s executive order “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States,” signed on January 25 of this year. ICE places detainers on aliens who have been arrested […]

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According to one official, the revised executive order on cybersecurity may soon be released. The original executive order was scheduled to be signed earlier this year, and a draft of the revised order was leaked in February. The leaked draft has received generally positive reviews. The draft includes directions to adopt cyber best practices and hold federal […]

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Today, President Trump signed an Executive Order revising a ban on individuals traveling from six majority Muslim countries. The original order signed in January was heavily criticized for causing confusion and uncertainty among federal personnel as to which travelers were subject to the ban. The new order aims to prevent foreign terrorist entry and promises better interagency collaboration in […]

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On November 4, President Obama signed an Executive Order promoting global health security, particularly infectious disease threats. The Executive Order builds on the progress of the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) that was launched in 2014, and establishes long-term policy objectives for global health. The Executive Order also establishes a GHSA Interagency Review Council tasked with carrying […]

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On May 18 the White House released an Executive Order that presents a comprehensive approach to atrocity prevention and response. The Executive Order continues the interagency Atrocities Prevention Board that was established via Presidential Study Directive-10 in 2012; lays out support from executive departments, agencies, and offices; and updates and memorializes the terms on which […]

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Posted: February 11, 2016 by the

On February 9, the White House announced the creation of the Federal Privacy Council. The Council was established through an Executive Order and sets policies for agencies for collecting, maintaining, and using personal information they gather in the course of their work. The order calls for an interagency body that builds on current efforts to […]

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Today the President signed an Executive Order establishing a Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity. In his remarks, President Obama said the new commission was created “in order to enhance cybersecurity awareness and protections at all levels of government, business, and society.” The Commission is formed within the Department of Commerce, and will include no more […]

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Last week, Stanford University hosted the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection. The summit centered around cybersecurity information sharing and the efforts private industry is taking to better protect the data of their customers…

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On February 13, President Obama signed an Executive Order to encourage and promote sharing of cybersecurity threat information within the private sector and between the private sector and government…

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