Obama Announces Cybersecurity National Action Plan

February 09, 2016 01:45 PM
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U.S. President Barack Obama Tuesday announced a national cybersecurity plan, calling cyberthreats among "the most urgent dangers to America's economic and national security." The "Cybersecurity National Action Plan" is the administration's attempt to build a broad, cohesive federal response to such threats. It calls for an increase in spending on cybersecurity across all U.S. government agencies to $19 billion, an increase of 35 percent over last year.