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Friday Factoid: Executive Order Issued to Enable Cybersecurity Sanctions

On April 1, 2015, President Obama issued an executive order that enables the Secretary of the Treasury (in consultation with the Departments of Justice and State) to impose sanctions on individuals overseas who conduct “malicious” cyberspace attacks that threaten our national security interests or financial networks. Sources:;   Jon Wachs websiteIf you have any questions regarding the content of this communication, please contact Jonathan R. Wachs: | 301.575.0302. If you would like to subscribe to receive Friday Factoids® in your inbox click here.