US President Joe Biden recently signed an executive order (EO) aimed at strengthening network security for US federal government departments, and agencies and contractors working with them. This sweeping directive has arrived in the aftermath of several highly impactful attacks affecting the public and private sectors worldwide. The attacks laid bare organizations’ susceptibility to intrusion and misuse, and they seemingly lit a fire under policy makers. Although directed at the US, the EO is likely to wield a sizable influence on a global scale: fortifying critical infrastructure, hindering malicious activity, compelling technology suppliers to step up their security game, and introducing a more regimented approach to incident response.
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