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Obama Cyber Security

The Problem With David Cameron's 'Schizophrenic' Cyber Security Request

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 01.23.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Last week, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron asked for the U.S government's help in preventing companies like Facebook and Google from encrypting mess...

Dana Liebelson

Democrats, Tech Experts Slam Obama's War On Hackers

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In advance of Tuesday's State of the Union address, President Barack Obama proposed overhauling a federal law used to prosecute hackers....

Obama Administration Refining Cyber Offense Stance

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is refining its use of offensive cyber operations to counter evolving threats of electronic assaults again...

President Takes Aim at Cybersecurity Through Executive Order

Sarah Granger | Posted 04.19.2013 | Technology
Sarah Granger

Just a few hours before the State of the Union address, President Obama signed an executive order authorizing new policies to protect U.S. critical infrastructure cybersecurity. The call for additional legislation in this area acknowledges the need for continued vigilance.

The Patriot Act Was Just the Start: 10 Years of Unrestrained Surveillance

Michelle Richardson | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics
Michelle Richardson

As members of Congress and the administration debate a new cybersecurity proposal, for once, our privacy must be considered just as high a priority as our security.

White House Unveils National Cyber Security Plan

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 07.12.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — Companies that run critical U.S. industries such as power plants would get government incentives to make sure their systems are sec...

Obama's Challenge in Cyberspace

Richard A. Clarke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard A. Clarke

In the next few days President Obama will decide whether he will live up to his campaign promises about dealing seriously with the challenge of cyber security.