Executive Orders 13636 and 13691

Executive Order 13636 – Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, February 19, 2013

The Executive Order is designed to increase the level of core capabilities for our critical infrastructure to manage cyber risk by focusing on three key areas: (1) information sharing, (2) privacy, and (3) the adoption of cybersecurity practices.



Executive Order 13691 – Promoting Private Sector Cybersecurity Information Sharing, February 13, 2015

The Order encourages and promotes sharing of cybersecurity threat information within the private sector and between the private sector and government. The Executive Order lays out a framework for expanded information sharing designed to help companies work together, and work with the federal government, to quickly identify and protect against cyber threats.