(NBC NEWS) In a continuing push on cybersecurity, President Obama is expected to announce an executive order to encourage information-sharing between the private sector and the government.
Ahead of the president's cybersecurity summit at Stanford University on Friday, Director of the National Economic Council Jeff Zients and White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel briefed reporters about the gathering and the administration's efforts. The conference will focus on how to increase cybersecurity for government and businesses and how to bolster consumer protections, which Zients called "two sides of the same coin."
Announcements by companies of new commitments to improve cybersecurity as well as executive action by Obama to encourage information sharing are expected.
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