Cyberattacks affecting the US powergrid are apparently much more common that previously thought.Read More >
The president is calling for more cybersecurity funds in his 2014 budget proposal to Congress.
According to the Reuters news service, Obama is asking for more "military "hackers" to head off escalating cyber threats from China, Iran, Russia and other countries. It would also bolster defenses for government and private-sector computer networks."Read More >
Former cyber security advisor to President Obama and now Executive Director of SAFECode said that there needs to be more public-private security partnerships.Read More >
Apparently President Obama is prepared to compromise on a executive order related to the Cybersecurty Act of 2012.Read More >
A new document from the U.S. Government Accountability Office--the auditing office of the U.S. Congress--assessing the current state of security of the rapidly deploying smart grid networks around the country finds that necessary built-in security features are often missing from the networks and the smart meters themselves.Read More >