Obama to Announce Cybersecurity Plans in State of the Union Preview

President Obama will announce new initiatives next week designed to bolster online security and improve access to cyberspace, White House officials said Saturday.In a series of speeches, Mr. Obama will call for better safeguards against identity theft, improved privacy protection, enhanced cybersecurity for the government and private companies, and increased access to high-speed broadband connections across the country.
www.nytimes.com/2015/01/11/us/politics/obama-to-announce-cybersecurity-plans-in-state-of-the-union-preview.htmlAlso see:David Cameron to discuss cyber crime threat with President Obama
David Cameron will discuss the growing threat of cyber attacks with President Barack Obama in the White House this week, as details emerged of a major espionage campaign against the British energy sector.
www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/david-cameron-to-discuss-cyber-crime-threat-with-president-obama-9970420.htmlObama turns focus to Internet security, privacy
President Barack Obama will highlight plans next week to protect American consumers and businesses from cyber threats, a month after the most high-profile hacking attack on a U.S. company.Internet security became a national focus after a cyberattack on Sony Pictures that Washington blamed on North Korea. The attack and subsequent threats of violence against theatres prompted Sony to scale back its release of “The Interview”, a comedy film that depicts the fictional assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

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