Obama authorises sanctions for malicous cyber-activity

Today, US President Barack Obama issued an executive order authorising the US Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of State, to impose sanctions on individuals and entities he believes to be responsible for malicious cyber-activities that form or are likely to form a serious threat to the security, foreign policy, or economy of...

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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