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WSJ: Trump Reverses Obama-Era Directive on Cyberweapons

President Trump has revoked an Obama-era policy that required government agencies to seek approval from various federal stakeholders before engaging in offensive cyber operations, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. He issued an executive order Wednesday to reverse the Presidential Policy Directive 20 as part of efforts to prevent foreign influence in U.S. …

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Michael Daniel: Cyber Should Be Part of Agency, Corporate Risk Mgmt

White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel believes that cyber defenses at many government agencies still have room for improvement amid an increase in awareness of potential threats, FierceGovernmentIT reported Thursday. Dibya Sarkar writes that Daniel told his audience at this week’s Aspen Forum there is a lack of incentives for stronger cybersecurity and a …

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Michael Daniel: Obama Administration Seeks to Deter Cyber Crime Nations Through Sanctions

Michael Daniel, White House cybersecurity coordinator, has said President Barack Obama’s latest executive order is intended to protect the U.S. against large-scale foreign cyber intrusions, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jason Miller writes Obama issued the order to authorize the departments of State, Justice and Treasury to impose sanctions against …

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Michael Daniel: Public-Private Partnerships Key in Cyber Data Sharing

The White House is looking to form partnerships with the private sector to further expand the government’s cybersecurity information sharing initiative, the Christian Science Monitor reported Thursday. Michael Daniel, White House cybersecurity coordinator, told the Atlantic Council’s cyber risk event Wednesday he believes new relationships between the government and businesses could bolster the cybersecurity data …

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