Executive Order 13718: Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity   [open pdf - 192KB]

Alternate Title: EO 13718: Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity

From the Document: "[I]n order to enhance cybersecurity awareness and protections at all levels of Government, business, and society, to protect privacy, to ensure public safety and economic and national security, and to empower Americans to take better control of their digital security, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. 'Establishment'. There is established within the Department of Commerce the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity (Commission). Sec. 2. 'Membership'. (a) The Commission shall be composed of not more than 12 members appointed by the President. The members of the Commission may include those with knowledge about or experience in cybersecurity, the digital economy, national security and law enforcement, corporate governance, risk management, information technology (IT), privacy, identity management, Internet governance and standards, government administration, digital and social media, communications, or any other area determined by the President to be of value to the Commission. […] Sec. 3. 'Mission and Work'. The Commission will make detailed recommendations to strengthen cybersecurity in both the public and private sectors while protecting privacy, ensuring public safety and economic and national security, fostering discovery and development of new technical solutions, and bolstering partnerships between Federal, State, and local government and the private sector in the development, promotion, and use of cybersecurity technologies, policies, and best practices. The Commission's recommendations should address actions that can be taken over the next decade to accomplish these goals."

Report Number:
Executive Order 13718; EO 13718
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
Federal Register: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collection.action?collectionCode=FR
Media Type:
Federal Register (February 12, 2016), v.81 no.29, p. 7441
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