May 12 2017
Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert discussed the executive order in a press briefing at the White House Thursday, characterizing it as part of the president's promise to keep America safe.
"We built our platform to meet the most comprehensive and stringent standards set by the USA government so that public and regulated companies had the highest form of protection and support in maintaining a defensible cyber risk governance system", said Shultz.
Trump's order follows months of hacking accusations: the USA intelligence community accused Russian Federation of orchestrating a campaign of cyberattacks; and Democratic political organizations and high profile officials in Hillary Clinton's campaign suffered embarrassing revelations on WikiLeaks.
With respect to critical infrastructure, the order directs DHS, FBI, the Director of National Intelligence and the Attorney General to identify infrastructure at greatest risk and report to the president within six months findings and recommendations. "The most likely outcome, I wager, is that the executive branch gets a glimpse at just how ancient some of this gear is and they'll have to re-issue this executive order", he said.
The order calls on all federal agencies to implement cybersecurity policies set up by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
"Internet of Things security is a critical but very complicated issue, and it is laudable that the new administration wants to pursue solutions", he said. The president has directed the president's cabinet to begin the hard work of protecting our nation's most critical infrastructures - utilities, financial and healthcare systems, telecommunications networks. "The Russians, the Chinese, the Iranians, other nation-states are motivated to use cyber capacity and cyber tools to attack our people and our governments and their data".
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Trump's homeland security adviser Tom Bossert says the order will help keep the US safer from cybersecurity risks.
President Trump at the White House on May 10.
"From this point forward, departments and agencies shall practice what we preach", Bossert said. In response, Trump's executive order demands that all agency heads "show preference" for shared IT services when procuring new IT services.
Back in January, Trump vowed to come up with a "major report on hacking defense" within 90 days, but some observers said the executive order didn't meet the target.
But Brian Finch, a cybersecurity attorney at the law firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman in Washington, speculated that releasing a final version of an executive order involving so many federal agencies would have been premature in the midst of the Trump administration's transition into the White House.
The first section of the May 11 order stresses the importance of protecting data held within Federal networks, and says that agency heads will be held accountable by the president for implementing risk management measures.
"Trump's order mandates that the security of federal agencies has to be controlled on an entire enterprise level-instead of building security protocols for specific systems, all people, processes, and policies within the agency must be analyzed and reported on", Mike Shultz, CEO at Cybernance, a cyber governance platform, said in a media advisory. In 2017, Cybernance received the SAFETY Act designation from the Department of Homeland Security, which provides customers the highest form of risk and liability protection from third-party action in the event of a cyber-criminal data breach.
May 12 2017
Anya Taylor-Joy and Maisie Williams officially join Fox's New Mutants
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May 12 2017
Banks hit hard to fund increase in Australia's spending
The easiest way for them to do this would be to raise the variable rates on their mortgage offerings by around 0.15%-0.20%. The government will also be introducing a "world-leading" legislative financial services regulatory sandbox.
May 12 2017
Azerbaijan's Dihaj into Eurovision grand final
The second semi-final of the global song contest Eurovision-2017 was held at the Kiev worldwide Exhibition Center, APA's correspondent reports from Kiev.
May 10 2017
Baylor Women's Golf in Fifth Place at Athens Regional
Anna Pool of Central Oklahoma, which is four shots off the lead, is the top individual through 18 holes, tied with Concordia-St. She is among a four-way tie for 77 place, as the Fréjus, France native was one of six individual competitors in the field.
May 10 2017
U.S. will arm Kurds fighting IS in Syria, says Pentagon
Washington and Ankara disagree on the forces that should be utilized against Daesh in the military operation to liberate Raqqa. However, over the last several weeks, Ankara has conducted a unilateral air campaign against Kurdish targets in Syria.
May 08 2017
TJ Rivera, Mets rally for 8-7 win over scuffling Marlins
Despaigne, who came within four outs of a no-hitter against the Mets three years ago, needed 38 pitches to get through the first. Ichiro Suzuki, at age 43, hustled down the first-base line to avoid a double play on his fourth-inning grounder to shortstop.
May 08 2017
School students clash with security forces in Kashmir
The students peacefully protested within the school premises amidst chanting of pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. Since April 15, more than 200 students have been injured across Kashmir in various Indian forces' violent action.
May 06 2017
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sales impress, fastest selling in franchise history
While both are optional, the site claims they can feel "jarring" and take much of the game's fun away from the player. Oh, and that HD Rumble? It may seem trivial, but that rumble is still one of my favorite Nintendo Switch features.
May 06 2017
Apples CEO Pledges $1 Billion Towards Creation of US Manufacturing Jobs
The fund comes as President Trump makes bringing manufacturing jobs to the US a central part of his "America First" agenda. Cook said that he's hopeful the Trump administration can succeed with that push.
May 06 2017
Rashid rampant as England leave sorry Ireland in a spin
However, Ireland have started the English innings in the flawless fashion, taking a wicket in the opening over. They advanced to 81 for two before a dramatic collapse where they lost their last eight wickets for 45 runs.
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