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U.S. Government Steps Up Cybersecurity Efforts With New Rules for Export Controls, Economic Sanctions

With cybersecurity dominating the headlines, the U.S. government has taken several recent steps to target the national security threat posed by cybercriminals and hackers with new regulations aimed at curbing malicious actors online. With a series of proposed rules and an Executive Order, the U.S. government has begun a concerted effort (i) to rein in malicious cyber actors using export … Continue Reading

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Executive Order Authorizes Economic Sanctions as New Tool for U.S. Cyber Defense

On 1 April 2015, President Obama signed an Executive Order authorizing the imposition of sanctions on individuals and entities determined to be responsible for or complicit in malicious cyber-enabled activities constituting a significant threat to the national security, foreign policy, or economic health or financial stability of the United States.

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