Tag: obama

US tech industry urges Obama to keep hands off encryption 
 
Obama vows to boost US cyber defenses amid alleged China hacking 
Jun 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Hack likely intended to help recruit spies, access weapons.
 
Tech giants urge Obama to rule out backdoors 
By Allie Coyne | May 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Policy would weaken infosec and undermine human rights.
 
Questioning the effectiveness of sanctions 
By Tony Campbell | Apr 7, 2015 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] Attack attribution and motive are key.
 
Obama launches financial sanctions for cyber attackers 
Apr 2, 2015 | Comment Now 
Describes cyber crime "national emergency".
 
White House poaches Facebook engineering boss as new IT director 
Mar 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Role created to overhaul IT infrastructure.
 
Obama to demand US organisations share cyber threat data 
 
Obama proposes $18b cyber security program 
Feb 3, 2015 | Comment Now 
Government-wide intrusion detection on the wish-list.
 
Nothing beats bulk intelligence gathering: US report  
Jan 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
No "technology magic" alternative exists for security.
 
Obama unveils proposed cybersecurity laws 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 14, 2015 | Comment Now 
Wants to criminalise sale of botnets, stolen financial data.
 
US feds failing to protect govt buildings from cyber threats 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 14, 2015 | Comment Now 
Auditors slam Homeland Security for inaction.
 
Obama proposes national data breach notification 
Jan 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
30 day threshold for reporting.
 
North Korea suffers internet outage amidst Sony hack dispute 
Dec 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Cause of connectivity issues unknown.
 
US govt sues AT&T over phone data throttling 
Oct 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Telco argues it has been transparent with customers.
 
Obama signs Executive Order on payment security 
 
US Govt taking 'unnecessary risks' with Healthcare.gov 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
US watchdog finds website still vulnerable one year on.
 
US Govt CTO steps down for Silicon Valley role 
Aug 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Will help recruit talent into government.
 
Obama hires tech team to improve websites after HealthCare.gov debacle 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Appoints ex Google website manager as lead.
 
Cisco's Chambers urges Obama to curb NSA surveillance  
 
US Govt wants mandatory data breach notification 
May 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Reveals findings of big data review.
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