Biden signs cybersecurity memorandum for Defense Department, intelligence agencies

US President Joe Biden signed a memorandum on Tuesday concerning the cybersecurity of the Defense Department and the country’s intelligence agencies, sketching out exactly how an executive order he signed in May 2021 will be implemented.

“This NSM requires that, at minimum, National Security Systems employ the same network cybersecurity measures as those required of federal civilian networks in Executive Order 14028. The NSM builds on the Biden Administration’s work to protect our Nation from sophisticated malicious cyber activity, from both nation-state actors and cybercriminals,” the White House said.

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Source: ZDNet