Headline RoundupMay 10th, 2021

Biden Plans Executive Order After Colonial Pipeline Cyberattack

Summary from the AllSides News Team

President Joe Biden plans to sign an executive order strengthening cybersecurity for federal agencies and contractors after last week's hacking of the Colonial Pipeline, the nation's largest refined pipeline system . The U.S. government and Colonial Pipeline are working to secure the network as a shutdown to halt a ransomware cyberattack entered a fourth day. Some officials and lawmakers involved in the drafting of the executive order have expressed concerns about its ability to prevent future breaches like the one that affected the Colonial Pipeline.

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