Cybersecurity: New Executive Order Promises to Overhaul the Entire Industry

Carolyn Wimbly Martin and Robert Piper

Nearly a decade after then-Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta predicted the United States would face a “cyber-Pearl Harbor,” the Federal Government (“USG”) has finally taken dramatic action. On May 12, President Biden signed an Executive Order (“EO”) that radically overhauls the nation’s approach to cybersecurity. After multiple high-profile attacks on both public and private systems, […]

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