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Issuance of an Executive Order Related to Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities


Today, the President signed an Executive Order, “Blocking the Property of Certain Persons Engaging in Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities.”  This authority allows for the imposition of sanctions on individuals and entities determined to be responsible for or complicit in malicious cyber-enabled activities that result in enumerated harms that are reasonably likely to result in, or have materially contributed to, a significant threat to the national security, foreign policy, or economic health or financial stability of the United States.  

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Last Updated: 5/12/2015 8:42 AM