Obama said keeping America safe isn't just about bolstering security on the ground, in the air or at sea – "it also requires us to bolster security online."
Obama administration officials challenged the idea that the president's fiscal 2017 budget request to Congress is dead on arrival during a Feb. 9 briefing.
President Barack Obama rolled out his fiscal 2017 budget request to Congress on Feb. 9, which included more than $19 billion, or a roughly 35 percent increase, from fiscal 2016, in funding for cybersecurity to support the president's Cybersecurity National Action Plan.
President Obama unveiled a sweeping cybersecurity strategy Feb. 9, which directs his administration to implement a series of "near-term actions" to enhance the nation's cybersecurity.
The fiscal 2017 budget request that President Obama will deliver to Congress next week will include an average 1.6 percent pay raise for federal employees. An employee's actual raise will depend on military or civilian status as well as locality.
Over the weekend President Obama unveiled a new initiative aimed at empowering American students to learn computer science.
President Obama will issue an executive order or presidential directive within several months that provides federal agencies guidance on the appropriate response to a catastrophic cyber attack, according to Politico.
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control now has the necessary authorities to apply economic sanctions against governments and individuals that deviate from the norms of accepted behavior in cyberspace.
Six million Americans have signed up on HealthCare.gov for coverage that starts Jan. 1, according to a Dec. 18 announcement from President Barack Obama.
President Barack Obama issued an executive order Dec. 15 that aims to reform the Senior Executive Service by streamlining hiring and onboarding, increasing rotations and raising the spending cap on performance awards to government executives.