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Trump signs cyber executive order addressing federal, critical infrastructure security

May 11, 2017 |
Joshua Higgins
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President Trump has signed an executive order addressing cybersecurity for the federal government and critical infrastructure, along with international coordination and cyber deterrence, according to a senior administration official.

The order, which Trump signed earlier today, contains three sections on cybersecurity and IT modernization within the federal government, protecting critical infrastructure, and establishing a cyber deterrence policy and coordinating internationally on cyber issues, according to administration officials during a press briefing this afternoon.

The order directs cabinet-level agencies to...


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