President Obama has extended for a year an executive order that allows for sanctions to be imposed on people who threaten national cybersecurity.
The Obama administration today unveiled a series of next steps in its Precision Medicine Initiative, which aims to study the health records and DNA of 1 million volunteers.
Former White House National Security Advisor Tom Donilon will chair the Commission on Enhancing Cybersecurity, a panel tasked with making recommendations to bolster the nation's cyber defenses under the recently issued Cybersecurity National Action Plan.
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.