executive order

Pierluigi Paganini May 13, 2021
Biden signed executive order to improve the Nation’s Cybersecurity

President Joe Biden signed an ambitious executive order to dramatically improve the security of the US government networks. President Biden signed an executive order this week to improve the country’s defenses against cyberattacks, it is an important move that comes shortly after the recent wave of attacks, such as the SolarWinds supply chain attack and the […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 28, 2021
US Gov Executive Order would oblige to disclose security breach impacting gov users

According to a proposed executive order of the Biden administration, software vendors would have to disclose breaches to U.S. government users. The Reuters agency revealed that an executive order proposed by the Biden administration will oblige software vendors to notify their federal government customers in case they will suffer a security breach. The executive order […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 02, 2017
Trump will soon reveal the truth about the alleged Russian hacking

President Donald J. Trump is expressing skepticism about intelligence assessments of the Russian hacking and will provide more information very soon. The executive order issued by President Obama in retaliation of the alleged Russian interference on Presidential Election is raising a heated debate on the on the measures adopted by the US Government and its ability […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 31, 2016
Alleged Russian operation has compromised a laptop at a Vermont utility

The code associated with Russian hacking operation dubbed Grizzly Steppe by the Obama administration infected a laptop at a Vermont utility. Russian hackers are again in the headlines because according to US officials, they hacked a Vermont utility, raising concerns about the security of the electrical grid of the country. Researchers discovered on a laptop a […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 30, 2016
President Obama executive order ejected 35 Russians out of US

An executive order issued by President Obama applies sanctions on Russian military and intelligence officials. 35 Russian operatives were ejected. President Barack Obama issued an executive order to impose sanctions on a number of Russian military and intelligence officials in response to the alleged hacking campaigns against the 2016 US Presidential Election. The US ejected 35 Russian intelligence […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 14, 2015
Obama signed a new Executive Order on sharing cyber threat information

The US President Obama has recently announced a new Executive Order Promoting Private Sector Cybersecurity Information Sharing. Cyber security is a primary goal for the President Obama’s administration, aligned with national cyber strategy, the American President has signed a new Executive Order to promote the sharing of cyber threat information among private sector organizations and […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 25, 2013
US government released draft for NIST cybersecurity framework

NIST released the draft of cybersecurity framework, which outlines how private companies can protect themselves against cyberattacks, and security breaches. The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a draft of the cybersecurity framework for private companies and infrastructure networks as part of  President Obama’s executive order. The order has the primary goal to improve the […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 04, 2013
US retaliation strategy against hackers

The year started very difficult for the U.S. government, its networks have been constantly hit by hackers that for different reasons have tried to steal sensitive information and intelligence secrets. The principal menaces against US come from state-sponsored hackers and hacktivists, in the last months we have read of many cyber attacks, mainly for cyber […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 15, 2013
From CISPA to Obama’s executive order on national cybersecurity

During the last days worldwide internet community expressed great concern on the possibility of a reintroduction of The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection act (CISPA)  before the US House by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) and ranking member Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.). The controversial cyber bill raised an heated debate, supporters believe it […]