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Obama's Innovative Cyber Sanctions Send Strong Message

Law360, New York (April 1, 2015, 7:10 PM EDT) -- The White House's enactment of a new sanctions program targeting digital intruders is an unprecedented move that experts see as emblematic of the administration's commitment to cybersecurity, and serves as a substantial shot across the bow to nations harboring cyber criminals.

As the country continues to grapple with cyberattacks on high-profile government and private-sector institutions and their ensuing fallout, President Barack Obama on Wednesday inked an executive order allowing his enforcement apparatus to go after “malicious” cybersecurity violators posing a threat to vital U.S. national security...
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