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January 17, 2021

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Cyber Reg Watch: Analysis

Trump executive order moves against Chinese software apps, plus a look at polices marching ahead in 2021

January 6, 2021 |
Charlie Mitchell

The Trump administration is pushing out cyber orders in its final days, issuing policy declarations that may have a limited lifespan, but work continues on numerous existing cybersecurity programs with regulatory implications that appear certain to live on under the Biden administration.

The White House Tuesday evening issued an executive order on prohibiting certain Chinese software apps including WeChat Pay, saying they collect user data in bulk and pose a national security threat. Executive actions in August targeted...


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