Trump’s executive order is a step forward for cybersecurity

Signed just one day before the WannaCry attack, President Donald Trump’s executive order to improve the government’s cybersecurity defenses is a step in the right direction, researchers said. Although the executive order paints federal cybersecurity concerns with a broad brush, the president’s message hits on several key deficiencies throughout several industries, two researchers with the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity at the University of California Berkley wrote on Lawfare.