Obama Administration Cybersecurity Executive Order and Presidential Policy

On February 12, the Obama Administration released its long anticipated cybersecurity Executive Order (EO) along with a Presidential Policy Directive (PPD.) This memorandum will sketch the scope, timing, and unknowns of the EO and PPD as they relate to the financial services industry writ large.  David E. Franasiak, Joel G. Oswald and Michael D. Kans assisted in the preparation of this memorandum.

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