On this, you must think, young Jedi.
After a massive, effective, penetration of our 2016 national elections (probably by the Russian government), Trump is removing many of the cybersecurity protocols put into place by the previous administration.
Now, why would this be done?
Trump signed an order on Wednesday reversing the classified rules, known as Presidential Policy Directive 20, that had mapped out an elaborate interagency process that must be followed before U.S. use of cyberattacks, particularly those geared at foreign adversaries.