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March 3, 2024

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Ten years after: Obama order seeded a decade of cyber collaboration, against backdrop of possible regulation

By Charlie Mitchell / February 10, 2023

This Sunday marks ten years since the release of former President Obama’s landmark executive order on cybersecurity, an eight-page document that has shaped a decade of cyber policy around the NIST cyber framework and information sharing, and an ongoing push and pull between compulsory top-down regulation and government-industry collaboration.

Executive Order 13636 was issued on Feb. 12, 2013, stating that partnership was central to U.S. cyber efforts and directing the National Institute of Standards and Technology to develop a...


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