Privacy & Cybersecurity Update – President Announces Cybersecurity Legislative and Regulatory Proposals

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Patrick Fitzgerald Marc S. Gerber Stuart D. Levi Ivan A. Schlager Jessica N. Cohen Jonathan M. Gafni James S. Talbot

Earlier this week, President Barack Obama sent several online privacy and cybersecurity initiatives to Congress, including new legislative proposals and new public-private collaborations with the financial, energy and education sectors. This plan builds upon the president’s 2013 executive order to address cybersecurity, while acknowledging the limits on the executive branch’s ability to address the issue without congressional action.

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