Analysts believe that President-elect Donald Trump will expand on some cybersecurity initiatives featured in President Obama's exit memos.

Cybersecurity has emerged as a major issue during the eight years since Obama took office in January 2009.

"The Trump Administration will almost certainly expand on many of the cybersecurity programs and issues covered in a number of the cabinet exit memos," Edward McAndrew, a cybersecurity partner at Ballard Spahr LLP in Philadelphia, told Bloomberg BNA Jan. 5.