Trump Administration Considering Regulation as a Tool to Compel Good Cyber Behavior

Editor’s Note: Cross-posted from Regulatory Cybersecurity/FISMA Focus.

From: Nextgov

By Joseph Marks, Senior Correspondent

Regulatory actions will join other tools, such as indictments and sanctions, in the U.S. effort to promote cyber norms.

Government officials are looking to the federal regulatory process as one possible tool to compel other nations to practice norms of good behavior in cyberspace and to punish nations that step out of bounds, a State Department official told Nextgov.


“There are a lot of regulatory interactions with the U.S. government that could potentially be used in creative ways,” the official said.

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