Every US President since George W Bush has taken action to harden the Federal government's cyber defences. But this latest action, in the aftermath of the Colonial Pipeline incident, will have wider ramifications across industry ... it looks like it will create a de facto standard for software security and create a new compliance regime for software (and SaaS) providers. That would further raise the need for tech industry players to enhance their compliance functions to match the level of senior management engagement seen in financial services.